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good morning. breaking news. five u.s. service members killed in central iraq overnight. the military in the process of notifying their families. we'll go live to the pentagon for the latest details. flames and floods. new evacuations ordered in arizona as one of the largest wildfires in that state's history burns out of control. while further north the swollen missouri river triggers a flood emergency in at least seven states. and out and about. john edwards' former mistress spotted in public with their now 3-year-old daughter as some critics blast the government's case against the former presidential candidate. why they say what he did may not
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have been against the law today, monday, june 6th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm lawymatt lauer. >> i'm meredith vieira. details the ill coming in about what happened in iraq. jim miklaszewski is at the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning, meredith. this is one of the worst if not one of the single worst attacks on u.s. military forces in iraq since the official end of formal combat operations there in iraq last august. according to u.s. military and iraqi officials, five u.s. service members were killed in a rocket attack on a u.s. military base, one of many, in or around baghdad this morning. now, the timing of this attack
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cannot be dismissed because this comes at a time when the u.s. military is, in fact, preparing to withdraw all combat forces, all u.s. military forces, from iraq by the end of the year. meredith? >> does that now call that into question whether or not those troops will, indeed, be removed by the end of the year? >> reporter: that's why the timing of this is so important. the iraqi government itself is struggling with how to ask the u.s. military to stay. there are currently 50,000 u.s. troops there. again, they're supposed to be out by the end of the year. but it's clear that the iraqis cannot provide all the kind of defenses that they need and they're preparing to ask the u.s. so, again, it appears it's aimed at convincing the american people that all american troops should leave iraq by the end of this year. >> jim, thank you so much. it is 7:02. here's matt. >> two breaking news stories at
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home. new evacuations ordered in arizona where a massive wildfire is raging, this as anxious homeowners in parts of the midwest are keeping a nervous eye on the rising missouri river. we have two reports beginning in arizona with nbc's george lewis. george, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. these are monster fires burning in arizona, more than a quarter million acres scorched, 2,300 people on the fire lines, thousands of homes threatened. >> we just got the line up. >> reporter: firefighters spent the weekend attacking the fast-moving blaze from the air. the dense and rugged forest has made it difficult for ground crews to get equipment into the area. officials say this particular wildfire near the new mexico border has been unusually hard to get a handle on. >> it's the way it's behavinbeh. heat such that we can't get anywhere near it. it's such that our air resources are of limited value because we
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need people on the ground with the other resources we have. >> anybody not fire personnel, stay off 191 and 180. >> reporter: on sunday afternoon, the highway jumped highway 180 into the town. >> there's been no fuel treatment there. it is going to be a very hot fire. >> reporter: the fire swept through beaver creek ranch and destroyed several vacation cabins. daytime looked more like night in the small town of alpine. >> it feels surreal. >> reporter: with mandatory evacuations ordered over the weekend throughout the area, police escorted residents back to their homes on sunday allowing them only a few minutes to choose what to save. >> they said 15 minutes, and they were very gracious with us. i know we had closer to maybe 30 or 45. >> i was driving faster so we wouldn't hold up -- >> reporter: this woman wasn't as lucky. >> i got down in there, another sheriff came pulling up and said i had to get out.
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i said i had an escort. he said, no, you have to leave now because the fire was right there so we had to turn around and leave. >> reporter: with zero containment and hot temperatures expected today, firefighters will be dealing with 50-mile-an-hour winds. meredith? >> george lewis, thank you very much. authorities have asked thousands to evacuate in parts of the middest where record rainfall and snow melt could lead to historic flooding. miguel almaguer is in pierre with that story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's going to be a critical day along the missouri river. record water flow is surging down the river from a dam just upstream. there's no question the water level will rise here. bad news for home owners who only have a few feet or in some cases inches to spare. swollen and about to surge even higher, the missouri river is threatening to swallow homes and take lives. in north and south dakota, nearly 20,000 people have been
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asked to evacuate. >> it's very, very traumatic for a lot of people. >> reporter: but many refuse to leave. instead, they fortify homes and protect communities on the water's edge. still, the rising river threatens to spill over levees and burst banks. >> we have already said good-bye, and we've shed our tears and said good-bye to the house. >> reporter: across the plains, they could see the worst flooding in decades. >> i'm telling our citizens they should assume the levees will not hold. they should move out of the area that will be affected. >> reporter: with the missouri nearly 2,400 miles long, seven states face serious flooding. a series of six dams control the river's flow. today's record release will gush even more water downstream as reservoirs sit nearly full. there's too much winter water to hold back. >> mother nature really put a significant event to us in a
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huge rainfall event. there's no way you can really plan for a rainfall of that magnitude. >> reporter: the national guard has scrambled to shore levees and reinforce riverbanks, the water so dangerous 180 miles of the river is shut down. today, the missouri is rising and so is the fear. after today's release, the drama simply won't end. tomorrow brings yet another record water release. the missouri river here isn't expected to crest until july. that means a possibility of threats all summer long. meredith, back to you. >> ann's off today. natalie is at the news desk. good morning. >> good morning, matt and meredith. good morning, everyone. the aftermath of last month's deadly weather. officials in joplin now say that devastating ef-5 tornado has claimed three more lives as several other residents died from their injuries, taking the total death toll now to 141.
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tensions are running high in the middle east yet again thisg morning. nbc's stephanie gosk is following the story from tripoli, libya. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. well, taking their inspiration from the peaceful demonstrations of the arab spring, unarmed palestinians and their supporters challenged the israeli military on the syria-israel border for the second time in a month. and for the second time in a month it lead to bloodshed. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: gunfire again in the golan heights. unarmed palestinians and their supporters attempted to push across the border from syria into israel. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: when warning shots didn't stop them, direct fire did. israeli officials are calling it a deliberate provocation, supported, they say, by the syrian government to deflect attention from its own internal uprising. it was the worst violence between the two countries in more than 30 years. syria says 22 were killed, israel says only 12 were injured. and with the new front in the
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arab spring taking hold in israel, a familiar uprising entered a new phase. in yemen, thousands celebrated the sudden and unexpected departure of president ali abdullah saleh. he fly to saudi arabia for specialized medical treatment after being injured in a rocket attack on his compound friday. an operation reportedly removed shrapnel from the leader's chest, but there is no official word on his condition. many hope the man that has ruled yemen for 33 years as a dictator will not come back, and they fear what might happen if he does. >> i think there's a strong chance that the civil war will take place in yemen. and yemen will see a war that will last for many, many, many years. >> reporter: despite what the embattled president decides to do, it may be too early for celebrations. even if saleh does not return, there are still competing armed factions vying for power in yemen, and an active branch of al qaeda looking to take
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advantage of the chaos. natalie? >> stephanie gosk in tripoli, libya, this morning. thank you, stephanie. several u.s. missile strikes bombarded suspected militant target along the afghan border this morning. at least 16 people were killed as the u.s. ratchets up the pressure on insurgents in the area. former international monetary fund chief dominique strauss-kahn appears in a new york city court today where he will plead not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a hotel maid. he resigned from his imf post last month. and another nail-biter in the nba finals last night as the miami heat took game three beating the dallas mavericks 88-86. with a tied game and 39 seconds on the clock, chris bosh scored the winning points despite being injured earlier in the game. the miracle on the hudson plane could have used a little help from former pilot chesley "actually" sullenberger on sunday. take a look as the famous airbus got stuck while the flatbed
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truck tried turning a corner in new jersey. after an hour, the plane was back on its way. it will be on display soon at the carolina aviation museum in charlotte, north carolina. i'm sure folks will be lining up to see it. it's 7:11. back to matt, meredith, and al. huge plane. >> beautiful plane. >> trying to get through the roads of new jersey, not so easy. >> the crowds will be lining up today to wish you happy birthday, natalie morales. happy birthday to you. >> thank you. >> and many happy returns. it's also a very big day, speaking of happy returns. back in february, end of february, one of our favorite people around here, camera operator bob yeagher, took a serious fall. very serious fall. he has been out ever since and is back with us this morning. [ applause ] >> yea! >> good to have you, pal. [ applause ] >> welcome back. we missed you like crazy. we really did. >> sure did. >> nice to be back with everyone. so grateful. thank you for all the cards and letters and emails.
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texts. >> we love you. >> not the same without you. >> really didn't call for a speech. but -- >> on the microphone, matt. >> we love you, we do. >> how does it look underneath that bus? >> be out in another few months, al. >> now he knows he's really back. >> right. >> we hurt the ones we love. >> mr. roker with a check of the weather. >> all right, bob yeagher knows the heat is on. we're going to tell you the heat is on, as well. minneapolis today getting to 92. 99 in memphis. looking at more records. factor in the humidity, you've got the heat index. temperatures approaching 100 in dallas and houston. and the heat's not going anywhere any time soon. tomorrow it spreads to washington, d.c., continues in chicago, moving into wednesday, those 90-degree readings move into new york city, and as far west as the southwest with temperatures again in the
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good monday morning to you. it's a back to work monday. we have a few light, isolated showers moving around out there. overall, we are looking good. mild with a building breeze. warming trend for the bay area. finally, it's going to feel like summer around here. the first official day. 65 in fremont. 67 degrees in santa rosa. 60 in places like san francisco. watch for showers, possibly thunderstorms in afternoon. it's going to warm up nicely. that's your latest weather. meredith? >> al, thank you very much. there are growing questions over the indictment of former presidential candidate john edwards for allegedly using campaign funds to hide an affair. did the government overreach? nbc's senior investigative correspondent, lisa myers, has the latest. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning. usually when a disgraced politician gets indicted, there is widespread applause. but not this time. even some who find edwards' behavior despicable question the
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strength of this case. john edwards' former mistress, pr rielle hunter has made no public comment about the indictment. this weekend she was all smiles, posing with the little girl she shares with edwards, 3-year-old frances quinn. these photos obtained by nbc news, a striking contrast to this one, as edwards prepared to face the media throng after being charged with six felonies. >> i did not break the law. >> reporter: edwards spent the weekend out of sight at his estate, focused, a spokesman said, on getting daughter emma claire ready for camp. a friend of late wife elizabeth told nbc that despite john's betrayal, no one wanted him to face criminal charges. they worry about the couple's young children, jack and emma claire. local reaction is less forgiving. >> i have no trust in someone that continually lies. >> john edwards has become a rather pathetic figure.
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>> reporter: edwards is charged with soliciting and covering up almost a million dollars, provided by two wealthy donors. and used to keep hunter and later their child hidden away in lavish homes and on private jets while he ran for president. >> thank you. thank you. >> reporter: though the payments did not go to edwards' campaign, the government alleges they amounted to unlawful campaign contributions because they were meant to keep his candidacy viable. edwards' lawyers say the money was a gift from friends to hide the affair from his wife. the indictment has triggered unusual criticism of the justice department. from conservatives -- >> i think he's a reprehensible person, but not every scum or liar or reprehensible person is a criminal. and the federal government seems to be criminalizing bad behavior. >> reporter: and from campaign watchdogs -- >> i think that john edwards is a lousy human being, but i think this is a really lousy and flimsy criminal case. >> reporter: a "washington post" editorial said, "it is troubling that the justice department
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would choose to devote its scarce resources to pursuing this questionable case." but others argue that prosecutors have more evidence than they reveal, and that these kind of campaign finance abuses need to be prosecuted. >> what the government says is there has to be a line. john edwards crossed that line. we believe it's criminal behavior. >> reporter: hunter's publicist said edwards and hunter now raise their daughter together and see each other quite often. a friend of edwards told us that the senator and his parents have a close relationship with quinn and see her quite often. meredith? >> lisa myers, thank you very much. it is 7:16. once again, here's matt. >> thank you. john edwards isn't the onliy former vice presidential candidate making headlines. sarah palin is as well. our chief white house correspondent joins us, chuck, good morning you to. let's not just talk about what sarah palin is doing to make headlines. let's talk about what former chair of the democratic national party howard dean is saying to
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make headlines. he's warning democrats against the traditional refrain that in an election, barack obama would route sarah palin. he says sarah palin can win. what's the reason for his comments? >> well, what howard dean is saying is that the biggest opponent that president obama faces is not anybody who could become the republican nominee. it's the issue of the economy and the unemployment rate. so the point he was trying to make was, look, even sarah palin when you've got 9% unemployment, when you've got a lot of people questioning whether this housing market's ever going to recover, whether government and the stimulus even work, that anybody, any republican nominee can give president obama a race. i can tell you this -- if you would ask the white house and their political strategists who would they prefer to run against, they would pick palin every single time. >> back to howard dean. he did single out another candidate. he talked about john huntsman, former governor of utah and the former ambassador to china. he said he would pose the
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toughest challenge for barack obama. why does he match up so well? >> well, right now he has positioned himself as the moderate in this race. and if you believe this country is either center left or center right, the one thing pretty much everybody agrees with, it's center something. and huntsman is the most moderate, probably the most electable that's sitting in this field. the problem for huntsman is he doesn't look like a guy who's going to be able to win the republican primary. over the weekend he announced he's not going to compete at all in iowa. not going to do that. i can tell you there are a lot of people that have never become president who skip states. you can't skip states, particularly swing states like iowa. >> something got your attention, i know, in reading your comments over the weekend. so newt gingrich announces he's running for the republican nomination a few weeks ago. and then right now, he goes on a two-week vacation with his wife. you think it's odd timing, why? >> it is. he already knew when he was going to announce his run for president. and when you go, you go. and there are a lot of things going on right now. he missed another candidate cattle call over the weekend in
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washington, d.c. he sent a videotape rather than attend live. there's obviously some debate prep he should be doing, lots of stuff going on the ground. >> let me flip the point over on you, chuck. in the past he has received criticism that he had allowed some of his previous marriages deteriorate in part because of his own political ambition. here he is on vacation with his wife. why shouldn't we applaud that? >> well, why not do this vacation and announce afterward. that's what seems odd about it. when you do this, when you announce, it's all in. that's when you do that, you take the time. it's odd timing especially, matt, considering how poorly his announcement went. you would think he would be doing everything he could to fix that and while week one didn't go well, make sure week two, week three, week four -- particularly while there's so much attention from the presidential race. he's missing. i had iowa republican activists e-mailing me, where's newt, why
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did he do this? >> chuck todd in washington. thank you very much. >> reporter: you got it. it's 19 minutes after the hour. once again, meredith? >> thank you. there was a scary scene on new york's long island over the weekend when a big wind gust blew away three bounce houses with children inside. john yang has that story. oh, my god. >> reporter: it was a terrifying sight caught on cell phone video. three inflated bounce houses or moonwalks picked up by the wind at a long island soccer tourism and tossed into the air with kids playing inside. >> stay here. >> where's my daughter? >> i couldn't believe it. it was like something out of a movie. kids were knocked over. there were kids everywhere. >> reporter: lara radigan was waiting in line when she got a rope caught on her neck. >> a rope got caught on my neck and dragged me over. >> reporter: one cartwheeled on the grounds. >> everyone jumped on top. probably 100 on each one holding it down.
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>> i tried to grab on, and it knocked me down. >> reporter: police said 13 people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries. it's not the first time something like this has happened. in the tucson, arizona, area, three separate incidents since february alone. the most recent caught on cell phone video. parents and teachers evacuated the bounce house before wind whipped it around a light pole. six kids were slightly injured by debris. in february at a birthday party, two sisters were in a wind-blown bounce house. >> i closed my eyes, and i just felt myself bumping and -- and being tossed around. >> reporter: her sister, elissa, ended up on a roof two houses away. >> she was crying. she was full of blood. you know, her head, her face. >> reporter: she had a concussion and required staples to close a cut in her scalp. in april, strong winds blew a bounce house away in rockland county, new york. four children had minor injuries. the federal consumer product safety commission estimated that from 2005 to 2007 all types of
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bounce house accidents sent an average of 6,000 people a year to emergency rooms. most of them aged 5 to 14. the most frequent injury -- broken bones. they warn operators to anchor them properly, but not all states regulate their use which concerns parents. >> never in my mind imagined that the thing would take off and fly. >> reporter: a popular attraction with an unexpected danger. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: for "today," john yang, nbc news, new york. and coming up, morbid curiosity. the people who line up every morning for a chance to be in court at casey anthony's murder trial. we'll have details and the latest on that case. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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just ahead, the florida teacher suspended for punching a student in the face. prosecutors say it was self-defense, but should that woman be allowed to teach again? and the controversial attrk that lets you pay to watch tigers hunt live prey after your
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have to hold off on talks until they can come with ballot language on the reforms. they voted to put a reform on the ballot. the unions say why wait? let's talk reform right here, right now. >> this rv invites them to come across the street and begin negotiations at our table. we are 150 steps from the front door. >> reporter: these are unions representing ark techs, enginee engineers, maintenance supervisors. they are facing a $115 million deficit and more red ink is expected in two or three years. >> thank you. now, we are going to check the forecast. christina, it's going to get better for us, huh in. >> boy, we had a lot of angry people last week. we are looking good. no showers now. the radar is dry.
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you can leave the house and you are probably going to find dry roads out there. 65 degrees is the forecasted high in fairfield. the temperatures are going to climb each and every day throughout your friday. finally, marla, rounding out the week in the mid-70s. we have been waiting for the warm up. we are going to get nice days this week. back to you. the today show returns in less than two minutes. we'll be back at 7:56.
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♪ i'm on the top of the world >> loob 7:30 on monday morning, 6th of june, 2011. a hazy morning in manhattan as we check out a view of the top of the rock. down below we have an energetic crowd filling rockefeller plaza. meanwhile, inside studio 1-a i'm meredith vieira along with matt lauer. was it self-defense, a bad decision or both? a florida teacher is fighting to get her job back after she punched a student in the face. the confrontation caught on camera. coming up, that teacher will explain her side of the story in an exclusive live interview. also ahead, it makes for riveting nature shows on tv, but
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would you pay to see a tiger attack live prey right in front of you? we'll tell you about an attraction at an animal park with a firestorm of controversy. natalie morales, we'll show you what happened when she traveled all the way to colombia. let's start with the murder trial of casey anthony, entering its third week today. nbc kerry sanders is in orlando with the very latest. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, meredith. today prosecutors in the court are putting forth their technical case, the crime scene forensic evidence they say proves that casey anthony murdered her 2-year-old daughter, caylee. meantime, outside the courthouse, again today, the public jostling for tickets for seats inside the 23rd floor of this courthouse. almost every day 3 1/2 hours before court begins -- >> go, g go.
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>> reporter: -- there's a race. no someone is allowed on courthouse property until exactly 5:30 a.m. at that moment from sidewalk and back allies, the curious hoof it for position. >> number one in the line. >> reporter: there are 62 seats a day set aside for the public, spectators from across the country, traveling here to see for themselves the 25-year-old mother casey anthony, accused of murdering her daughter caylee. >> it's wonderful to be a part of it. and we're really excited the public has an opportunity to be a witness to this and see the action in the courtroom. >> you can see the root portion of the hair is distorted. >> reporter: on saturday, karen lowe, an fbi expert on trace evidence, began to detail the prosecution's forensic evidence. a single strand of hair taken from the trunk of casey anthony's car, that the fbi crime lab concluded fell from the scalp of a corpse. >> one of the items had a hair that exhibited --
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>> reporter: the defense arg gus not only is the testing inconclusive that the hair was from a dead person but that the single strand was even caylee's. >> the best we have at this point is that the hair either belonged to caylee, casey, cindy or even cindy's mother. any other maternal relative? >> correct. >> reporter: casey now admits she waited 31 days to tell anyone her daughter was missing. when she did, the store that a nanny had caylee was all made up. prosecutors allege casey stowed her daughter's dead body in the trunk of her car before eventually dumping it in the woods near her home. >> this is my label identifying what's inside the can. >> reporter: prosecutors claim they captured the stench of death. orange county senior crime scene analyst explained how the odor was extracted from the trunk of casey's car. >> this is the very first time you've ever taken air samples, correct? >> yes, it was. >> you have no training
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whatsoever in the collection or preservation of air samples? >> this is the first time i've heard it done, that's correct. >> reporter: the cans have not been opened in court and the judge may never allow it. if he does, it will be the first time this sort of evidence has ever been presented in a u.s. courtroom. meredith? >> kerry sanders, thank you very much. pat brown is a criminal profilerauthor of "the profiler," and savannah guthrie, our legal analyst. good morning. as kerry mentioned, the prosecution is now in the scientific phase of its case. how important was the testimony regarding that hair found in the trunk? >> it's incredibly important because, of course, for the last few weeks we've been hearing these witnesses talk about the lies that casey anthony told, her behavior, but the bottom line is, we haven't yet seen scientific evidence that ties casey anthony to this crime scene.
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this single piece of hair, if the prosecution expert is believed, shows that casey -- caylee anthony's body was in the trunk of the car after death, but there are some problems with the science, as the defense pointed out. >> exactly. and she admitted that she can't say for certain -- with certainty that is, in fact, a hair from caylee. >> not only can she not say with certainty if it's caylee's hair, she can't say with 100% if this is a hair that fell off the body after death. that's a crucial fact. >> also this testimony that the prosecution is expected to present this week about the stench of death, what they say is the odor of caylee anthony's decomposed body in the trunk of her car. she have admitted they have never collected air samples before, they are not trained to do so. is this a risky piece of evidence to present to a jury? >> i think it's very risky. obviously, if it works, this would be a profound piece of evidence for the jurors. on the other hand, the prosecute ares already have lots of testimony from varying witnesses
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about that powerful foul odor inside the trunk of the car. they say it was unmistakenably human decomposition. to use this novel science, something that potentially, if there were a conviction, could be the basis of being overturned on appeal, i'm not sure why the prosecutors want to go that far. >> yeah. pat, prior to this trial casey had said repeatedly that her daughter was kidnapped. then you have that opening argument from the defense that said, no, actually she wasn't kidnapped, she drown in the family pool and casey's father helped cover it up, in fact, casey was molested by her father george as a trial. what do you make of that defense strategy? >> i think it's a very stupid defense strategy. we thank you, jose baez. he's basically admitted that child died in the home, so we can already get that one out of the way. now we have all this physical testimony coming in about, you know, i think it's pretty good, actually, because what we're doing is showing that not only did that child die in the home, but then casey's running around with a car with her dead child
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in the back of it. so, they set up -- the prosecution set up a good thing. they showed her as a really cold-blooded psychopath for the past week. i think anybody sitting there is going, wow, you know, that's a scary woman. and jose baez made another stupid move by throwing the antho anthonys under the bus. only three people in the world that believe in casey and he just tossed them out. i mean, now there's nobody. i think the jury is already looking at her as someone capable of killing and now the physical evidence is showing she's the one that had the body with her. >> do you think the defense will have to put casey on the stand? >> i think they're up against the wall right now. there's not much left they can do. i think they actually might take the chance of putting her on the stand hoping, because they have a little interesting thing going on with cindy anthony. cindy anthony was not well liked until cindy anthony took the stand. now there are people out there saying, we really feel sorry for cindy. now, i guess they might be hoping casey can pull off the same thing. put her on the stand, have her start sobbing and crying and
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looking pitiful and maybe one person on the jury will say, that's one messed up girl. maybe she really didn't kill her daughter on purpose. i think that's what the defense is going to hope for. >> pat brown, savannah guthrie, thank you both. now let's get a check of the weather from al. >> "today's" weather is brought to you by new carmel. >> got a little surprise for your grandma? >> i do! grandma, she's in enid, oklahoma, we want to tell her i'm expecting and this will be her fourth great grandchild. >> that's fantastic. when are you due? >> december. >> is this your first? >> my first, too. >> hope you're watching, grandma. >> they're on central time. let's check your weather and see what's happening. we're watching the tropics, area of low pressure south of grand caymen has a chance of -- even if. it doesn't become a tropical
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depression, may cause problems in florida with moisture. eastern two-thirds of the country above normal temperatures, midweek period more above normal temperatures from texas into the northeast and colder weather, cooler weather, out west. and then the latter part of the week, that heat hangs into the southeast, mid-atlantic states below normal and plains, showers out west and tropical moisture well, we had showers roll through the bay area in the past hour. at this time, completely dry. we are looking good. the system is pulling out of here. the sun will be back today. we are going to warm up each day. 68 is the forecast high in san jose. the forecast, up to 75 by wednesday. up to 78 by friday. a nice, mild weekend with temperatures hovering in the low to mid-70s. lots of sunshine saturday and sunday. got the birthday girl here,
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the las vegas strip. it turns out some of the biggest bets in this town were made in the real estate market, in the homes and suburbs that surround the strip. now, a recent report shows that the las vegas area home prices are now at a level that they were the same when bill clinton was president. in parts of las vegas, it's tough to get to know your neighbors when 80% of them are under water with their mortgages. >> one day they're there, the next day it's like, they're gone, too? it's definitely very sad to think how many people it's affecting. >> reporter: back in 200 5 when the real estate market was red hot, they had to win a lottery for a chance to purchase this home. >> doesn't seem like a lottery when it's worth half of what we paid for it. >> reporter: they have one child in college, another on the way, and like many americans, they put their savings into real estate. >> we've always thought that was going to pay for our kids' education somewhere down the road. now, 6 1/2 years into it, it's
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virtually all gone. >> reporter: yet, they refuse to go into foreclosure. >> we signed those papers. and i don't want to walk away from it. i don't want to live with the conscience, my conscience. >> reporter: they're part of a shrinking group of homeowners thinking with their conscience and not their wallets. >> we're seeing a new base of homeowners, people who can actually afford their mortgage payments but are electing to strategically default or let their house go into foreclosure because they're so far under water. >> reporter:tivemy murphy thinks walking away hurts her home and her neighborhood. you live on a street where two houses next to you are in foreclosure. is that the new normal? >> unfortunately, it is. it's embarrassing for us when we have people over. >> reporter: her home has it all. views, a koi pond, a great kitchen and $200,000 in negative equity. >> my husband says he feels stupid and i get angry. you know, and i don't know what the answer is. >> reporter: by not walking
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away, experts say families like the murphies are keeping the real estate market from another freefall. >> if everyone was under water defaulted on their mortgage we'd be in really serious trouble. >> reporter: the same experts say those most under water may not live to see their homes bounce back. >> for those that stick it out there should be a reward in the end, a star next to their name to say, they did what was right, they paid their bills. >> reporter: and credit counselors we spoke with say if your financial situation is so dire, you're thinking about walking away from your mortgage and, two programs, cash for keys where a bank or lender will give you cashes for keys to vacate the property or a deed for lease, which means you transfer your property deed over to the lender but you stay in your home and pay rent to that lender. matt? >> tom in las vegas for us this morning, thank you very much. coming up next, would you pay to watch a tiger attack live prey?
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$300 for a cow. >> doesn't get any better than this. >> reporter: the bizarre spectacle has become a big hit on youtube. >> this is unbelievable. >> reporter: the park describes this as a thrilling scene of tigers preying on other animals, viewed from what it calls the number one adventure bus. though, in january spectators got more than they bargained for when the driver of one of these buses was dragged off and killed after he stepped out to check his engine. this park has been extremely successful in breeding a lot of very hungry tigers. what's less clear is just how much this has to do with conservation. there are at most only 20 siberian tigers left in the wild in china, having been hunted to near extinction because their body parts are highly prized in folk medicine. conservation is protecting these endangered wild tigers should be the priority. >> to ensure we have good
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quality natural habitat for tiger and to protect the tiger in the well. >> reporter: teasing the tigers is all part of the fun at harbin. in the wild one individual has a massive range. they're not naturally social animals, but here they're crowded in and encouraged to hunt in packs. tigers bred this way will never survive in the wild. we found a surprising amount of criticism among visitors. >> you know, tiger is from the wild, yeah. they have to live in, you know, the wild. >> you know, the tiger here have no freedom. >> reporter: the conservation movement is growing in china, and with it, an appreciation that's saving these mighty animal, the world's largest tiger, means so much more than ghoulish entertainment on a tiger farm. for "today," ian williams, harbin, china.
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>> i think it's disgusting. >> we have been here shaking our head. i'm all for saving the tigers. >> of course, but what they're doing is -- >> not for throwing cows down and watching them happen. >> and getting off on it. everybody's excited. it's terrible. just ahead, kate gosselin. she's going to talk about what's going on with the kids, her private life. just celebrated her birthday. man: everybody knows you should save for retirement, but what happens when you're about to retire? woman: how do you go from saving to spending? fidelity helped us get to this point, and now we're talking about what comes next. man: we worked together to create a plan to help our money last. woman: so we can have the kind of retirement we want. now, you know how this works. just stay on the line. oh, yeah. fidelity investments. turn here.
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it is 7:56 now. good morning, i'm marla tellez. this morning, the mayor of east palo alto is promising the shooters responsible for killing a baby over the weekend will be caught. we are live in east palo alto with the latest on the search. >> reporter: good morning. authorities say they have promising leads, but no arrests have been made in the shooting that left a 3-month-old baby dead. here are sketches of two suspect that is fired multiple shots inside a car of a family leaving a baby shower in east palo alto just before 1:00 sunday morning. the parents, 3-year-old child and 3-month-old son were all in
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the car. the infant suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head. the parents were hit. the 3-year-old was not injured. authorities are asking anyone with information to come forward and they are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. live in east palo alto. >> thank you. now, we are going to turn to christina with a look at the forecast. it's going to look better today and the rest of the week. >> yes. oh, yes, marla. it's going to look so much better than what we had over the weekend. we are losing the shower activity. the radar is nice and dry. fog is forming over areas around the bay. watch for that. 67 is the forecast high in santa rosa. 60 in san francisco and 65 in
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santa cruz. maybe a few showers pushing through the second half of the day. it's a very slight chance. mike, we are up to 78 thursday. >> wow, we are looking forward to that. now, we are up to 23 for the speed through livermore. then you are getting better. it's a 29 minute drive to the altamont pass. still slow through sunol. an accident was cleared. oakland, 880 things are congested. clouds, not rain. i checked for windshield wipers. no rain. back to you. >> thank you. we'll be back at 8:26. after we make a dingy floor look brand new,
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yes. yes it does. ♪call 1-800-steemer. we are back. 8:00 now on a monday morning. it is the sixth day of june, 2011. it is a gorgeous start to the day here in new york city. we have not a cloud in the sky. moderate temperatures, about 64 degrees greeting these people who have come from all over the country. some places sometimes from all over. we welcome them and we'll say hi to them in just a couple of minutes. i'm matt lauer along with meredith sierra and al roker. coming up, an emotional story out of florida. a teacher caught on videotape actually punching a student in the face.
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she was suspended and will not face criminal charges. she says this was self-defense and is going to join us in a couple minutes to tell us her side of the story. should she get her job back? we'll be asking that question. also, we'll catch up with kate gosselin. her show "peat kate plus 8" returns tonight. we'll see what her relationship is like with jon coming up. and natalie morales taps into her inner diva by going on a famous latin soap opera. we'll show you her performance coming up. >> i'm a married woman -- >> stop! >> speaking of natalie, ann is off today with natalie at the desk with the headlines. serious news. beginning right now with one of the deadliest attacks on u.s. troops this year. five american service members were killed overnight in central
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iraq. iraqi officials say it happened during a rocket attack. high winds and hot, dry weather are frustrating firefighters trying to make headway against one of the worst wildfires in arizona history. mandatory evacuations are in effect. . the army corps of engineers is opening flood gates to manage the swollen missouri river as it surges through the upper midwest. flood emergencies were declared in seven states. well, german health officials are now focusing on bean sprouts as the possible source of the deadly e. coli outbreak. michelle cosinsky is in germany with the very latest. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: hi, natalie. it has been e. coli "csi." why are so many of the victims, healthy, young and educated. this is the source of the mutant strain of e. coli which health officials feel it is, an organic sprout farm that serves nice restaurants all over northern
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germany. hamburg has been the epicenter of the deadliest known e. coli outbreak, but now state health administers say this beautiful farm 50 miles south is looking like the source. they say sprouts grown here, several types, went to a number of upscale restaurants and markets where people ate before becoming violently ill. reportedly some farm workers also got sick. now it is shut down and all its produce, herbs, fruit, flowers, potatoes recalled. >> translator: in our opinion this is the most convincing trail. >> reporter: 21-year-old student attacking her eyesight every day must have her blood plasma replaced. >> i was getting sicker and sicker. >> reporter: the only thing she ate that her family didn't was straw we are writes strawberries. this is still a mystery. all the victims young and
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strong. doctors have never seen anything like it. what we have seen, more than three dozen times since 1995 are bacterial outbreaks linked to sprouts. one in japan in 1996 sickened 9,000 people, killed 17. the cdc and fda issued warnings in the u.s. not to eat raw sprouts for children, the elderly and people with weakened immunity. the highly nutritious greens of which 300,000 tons, $250 million worth is produced every year in the u.s. can be a perfect bacteria breeding ground. scientists say because of the nutrients, moisture and heat they contain. often the contamination is in the seeds they grow from. if test results today show the deadly e. coli is here, then this outbreak can finally end. some of the tests done on this farm have come back negative. if you are worried about sprouts, health officials say the vast majority of food born illness comes from animal
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products and sprout growers in the u.s. are under strict regulations. they are warning people about the risks. natalie? >> michelle co skin skooe? germany, thank you so much. courtney reagan is at the new york stock exchange for us this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning. the chatter this morning surrounds friday's disappointing jobs report. the big question is the recovery temporarily stalling or ready to hit the skids? investors are also hoping stocks gain positive traction as the dow reports its longest weekly losing streak since 2004. natalie, back to you. >> courtney reagan, thank you. well, that connecticut teen who was briefly banned from his prom for posting his invitation on a school wall had a night to remember saturday. james tate escorted his date to the big dance and was even voted co-king of the event. sonali says her date was funny
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and pretty cute. she looks mighty beautiful herself. it is 8:05. back outside to matt, meredith and al. glad they had a great time at their prom. she looked lovely and he was handsome. >> why did you say it was going to rain? >> you said it was going to rain. >> i said we don't have a cloud in the sky. just two more days, al. two more days. over to you with a check of the weather. >> it is like there's another channel running in her head. like she's watching another show. i love it. >> yeah, come thursday. i'm kidding. >> nice. yea! you turned 40 in new york city. what's your name? >> stacy. >> where are you from? >> houston. >> was it fun turning 40 in new york? >> absolutely. >> come back for 50. >> i sure will. >> for today we have lacrosse, wisconsin, nbc 13, some morning s,sherow hot, humid, 92er degre.
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you! through parts of the southeast, southern california, you may see a few morning showers. the risk for strong storms possible today back in the plains and great lakes. the record heat continues from the gulf coast of texas into the southeast, midatlantic states as far north as minneapolis. beautiful in the northeast with lots of temperatures in the upper 70s to low 80s. your tenth anniversary with you guys. >> yes. >> all right. everybody was kind of standing together there. and they said it would never last. f good morning, to you. well, we broke an all-time rainfall record for san jose for the month of june. over the weekend, only the 6th. this morning, nice and mild and the rain has stopped and our warming trend has started. 57 degrees in hayward. we're headed towards the mid-60s later today and 68 degrees in san jose and then the upper 70s,
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the warming trend and the sunshine comes out all week long. and that's your latest weat and that's your latest weather. meredith? >> up next, the florida teacher caught on camera punching a student in the face. she will not face charges but will she get her job back? this.k to h r after this. [ male announcer ] can a cup of coffee fill an entire community with joy? maxwell house believes so. that's why we've partnered with rebuilding together to help revitalize communities in need. vote for your community at
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shows the intense confrontation between a florida art teacher and a student. >> i told you, step back! >> oh, my god! >> get away from me. >> he didn't do anything. you can't punch him in the face. >> he did. he pushed into me. >> you can't call him stupid. >> reporter: 64-year-old sandra hadsock lands a punch to the taller male student cutting his lip. others say what the student doesn't show is the student backing her against the wall and calling her vulgar names. the student has not made any public comment and has not been identified. hadsock, voted by students at the teacher of the year last year, was arrested and charged with felony child abuse after the incident last month. the school placed her on leave. the first time she's been disciplined in her 23 years in the district. the state's attorney's office has now dropped the charge because it says it appears hadsock acted in self-defense. and yet her future with the school is uncertain. school officials say they're
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still deciding whether she has a job. >> certainly, our evaluation and our determination is based on what's best in the interest of the students in this school district. >> reporter: the teachers union representative says there are times when teachers have to defend themselves against students who threaten them. >> it's easy to take a look as a monday quarterback and say, you can do this, you can do that, but at that very second, when you see that student coming at you, when you see a person coming at you expressing violent terms at you, what are you to do? >> reporter: hadsock was not allowed to attend central's graduation friday night but yet she's hopeful she can return to the school and job she loves. >> sandy hadsock is with us exclusively with her attorney, ty tyson. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> you were reacting viscerally to watching that videotape. a couple of things. you gasped at the moment of the punch. you want people to know, this is just a very small portion of that tape. >> well, the tape only captured a very small portion of the
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whole incident. >> and the entire incident lasted how long? >> probably a minute. that's the second time he comes at me. and the first time he made physical contact and it was pretty frightening. >> we can't say -- i'm going to ask you to characterize the types of comments he was making, but clearly keeping in mind, this is a live morning show. don't get too detailed. what kind of things was he saying? >> he screamed you if 'ing c and punched his fingered fist in the air coming at me. he called me a stupid f'ing -- b. was there a history here? >> no. he was clearly dangerous, but i had not had encounters like this before. >> so, he's coming toward you after this encounter started. when he began to approach you and you are now backed against
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that door, did you assume this was going to get violent on his part? >> no. i was afraid because of the look in his face. it was very vicious and violent looking. but i've been teaching all these years. i never assumed that he would attack me. but he just came on and, like, chest bumped me -- >> other students in the room saying, you can't do that. you can't punch him. you can't even call him stupid. so, were you not getting any support from the other students in the room? >> that one person was very vocal, but she was not in a position to see that he had made contact. students who were over to the side who saw it wrote in their statements, which is why the state's attorney looked at their statements, the ones who could see, and looked at the video and determined that this could be self-defense. >> you went to the principal's office, then the police were called.
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you were actually cuffed, i believe, put in the back of a car, taken to the precinct. you had that mug shot, which you gasped at also, taken. were you surprised the school administration did not stand more firmly behind you? >> yes, i did. i don't know what position they considered themselves in, but i felt really strung out there except for my union representative. by the way, the s.r.o., the school resource officer, was very polite in that he walked me out to the car. i sat in the front seat. and then cuffed me there. >> do you want your job back? i mean, you know, i mean, is this something -- has this completely changed your impression of this school, of teaching? >> i do want my job back because of the large percentage of students that are wonderful human beings, that are going to grow up and be productive,
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healthy, happy citizens and love art, that love me. i love them in return. and it's a small faction of students that's making it so bad all across the nation. >> ty, where does this go? >> well, i'm hoping that the school district realizes that you don't lose your god-given and statutory right to defend yourself just because of the status of your life of being a teacher. i mean, this is a profession that was honored at one time. now, we're really losing control in schools and we're hoping the school district recognizes a teacher of the year, a 22-year veteran that started the day that school started and recognizes she has a right to defend herself. >> sandy, ten seconds left, do you regret anything you did? when you look at the tape, do you regret the way you handled it? >> i don't know if i would say -- i -- i can't say i regret what happened.
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i'm really sorry that i was put in a situation where that's what i felt like i had to do. i had to defend myself from this violent person. >> sandy hadsock and ty tyson, thank you both for being here. appreciate it. we'll follow this story. >> thank you, matt. >> my pleasure. let's catch up with kate gosselin after this. first, these messages. i can't let allergies stop me from leading the way.
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gosselin, her hit tlc reality show "kate plus 8" returns with a twist. she gets a surprise night out in new york city while the kids reek havoc back home. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is nice to have you by yourself with your buddy that takes to new york city. what was that like to be without the kids? >> a surprise. a very good surprise. it was -- i don't know. i just realized how much i'm at home and working. and it was one of the best weekends ever. >> did it hit you that maybe you neglected yourself along the way, or does that come with the territory of being a mom? >> yeah, it does. i focus more on my kids and exercise and i haven't neglected myself, but, you know, she had to throw in a couple things that made me uncomfortable. >> like what? >> well, she made me go to a club. we all know how i don't dance. >> well, you know, that's not fair. you did a good job on "dancing with the stars." you did. you don't like that scene at all, huh? >> not so much. >> she might have been hoping
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you met someone. i know we hound you about this, about the dating scene, but where are you in that in your life? >> probably still the same place i was the last time i was here. i mean, i'm ready. the kids have talked about it, have brought it up, saying, are you going to get married any time soon? >> really? >> i say, you usually have to be dating somebody before you get married. leah said that the other night at dinner. she said, it's kind of getting boring around here with just you. i took that as permission, really. >> right. >> and the other kids agreed. it's good. it's good to see them moving that way. seriously, you have to move that way, too. >> i just don't feel like i'm anywhere where i'm going to meet anyone. i don't know. it's hard the second time around. >> sometimes it happens when you least expect it to. when you go looking for it, that's when you don't find, it obviously. how are the kids doing it? last time you were here, two were taken out of school. collin and alexis because of some problems, they were being home schooled but it all worked out.
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>> they returned shortly after i was here the last time. they returned to school and successfully completed the year. i'm so proud of them. they've done a great job. all of the kids have done a great job this year. so, it's all good. >> yeah. i don't know, do you ever really adjust to a divorce, children? >> you know, people tell me that for the rest of your life you hope your parents get back together. since that is definitely not the case here, you know, i can give them that permission to hope and wish and just be there for them and be supportive and talk about anything they want to talk about. i think through this experience, my kids and i have grown so, so much closer. you know, overall, i'm very happy. >> what about your relationship with jon, how is it? >> he -- you know, in a positive change, i mean, he's definitely, you know, in a situation where he's doing better for the kids, trying to provide a more stable place for them to visit. i'll give him credit there. the kids come home happy generally. if they're happy, i'm happy.
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>> and are the kids still happy doing "kate plus 8"? >> they love it. maddie mentioned she feels like it could come to an end soon. she said, i don't want to be done. i said, i don't want to be done either. they're constantly asking, where are we going? what are we doing? what's next? they are still enjoying it. i think they would miss our crew if they weren't around. i mean, i say often, i can't get my kids -- my 10-year-olds to do their homework if they don't want to do it, so certainly i'm not going to get them to film a show happily if they're not doing it. if i have that magic, i mean -- >> what's coming up with the series this time around? >> well, tonight is my birthday in new york, as you mentioned. we have an easter, an awesome easter episode coming. we have a gross dinner episode that i won't talk about more. it was my brainy idea and it sort of was gross. u> we'll leave ityst as ple re yat ss sin, always a pleasure to see you. best of luck to you and your family.
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we are back after your local news. ee good morning, it isical 26. i'm marlatop tellez. demanding more help to expand that search. christie smith is live in hayward. they want the fbi to step in and take the lead. >> good morning to you, marla. michel michelle's family is sick. they now want the fbi to take the lead in finding the missing 26-year-old med student.
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police felt it took too long to get results from her apartment and her car. they contacted the fbi early on and did get some help there and are committed to solving the case and are actually working some leads behind the scenes that they have yet to make public. it's expected that the reward will go up over $45,000. reporting live in hayward, christie smith, today in the bay. >> goes without saying, but let's hope they find her.muyou time now 8:27. a look at traffic and weather right after this. honey...? [ mom ] yes. honey, i can't find my internet cord.
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welcome back, 8:28. two separate accidents. no major slowing, but this might develop. meanwhile getting down here, some slowing past the express lane and coming down off of highway 84. the lens showing some water droplets and let's just say it's mist, but enough for some folks to use that windshield wiper. >> thank you, mike, a look at your forecast in the next news and weather update. that's coming up at 8:56. we'll see you then.
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8:30 on this monday morning, the 6th of june, 2011. a lovely morning for a little sight seeing in the heart of midtown manhattan. we have a great group of people starting it off in rockefeller plaza. i'm meredith vieira alongside matt lauer and natalie morales. here she comes. and mr. roker.
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>> yes, i ended up traveling to south america for a special series for a starring role on the hit latin show. let me tell you, that drama was flying on and off the set, even a cat fight is involved. you'll see some of that coming up. >> you're a tough cookie, based on what we've seen. >> i can throw a good cat fight. >> no stunt double? you did all your own stunts? >> i did my own stunts. i rode on a horse and almost got flipped off. >> meaning? >> the horse. >> oh, okay. didn't know where we were going with that. >> you know, i'm going to take it in another direction. we're going over to the grill and meet the winningest man in barbecue. >> i thought that was you. >> no, no. this is the real deal. byron mixon. >> that looks good. >> sausage. >> before we go any further, can we say hi to two stars of very hot shows on usa network.
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>> hi. >> hi. >> how are you guys? >> let me get this right. you're starting season three, starting season two. the critics love these shows. does that make it easy? does that take the pressure off? >> no. >> no? >> not really. >> why not? i think you could coast and say, they love us. >> i think we're digging in more deeper. >> it gets excited when you know people are watching. >> remind us of your character. you're a con man but helping -- >> prison sentence shortened to help consult the fbi on white collar crime. >> and you're a cia agent. >> yes. >> so, maybe there will be some cross -- >> i keep getting this tomorrow write a crossover. >> you're back to back, right? >> pretty much. >> what happens with your character this year? >> the first year i was a rookie in the cia so this year i've had some experience they're letting me do bigger missions, i'm
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traveling internationally. >> is you're boyfriend going to survive? >> we'll find out in the first episode. >> talk about six degrees of kevin bacon. both you and matt were born in texas. >> correct. >> you and matt went to ou. and you -- piper, you and meredith both won gracies this year. >> wow! >> there you go. >> small world. small world. >> unbelievable. >> that's good. >> and you're both on the cover of "tv guide." there you go. >> very cool. >> very cute. >> you look beautiful, as always. >> oh, so sweet. >> she didn't even need hair and makeup. >> i thought you said she didn't need air and makeup. a woman without oxygen. >> doesn't need air. >> congratulations, season three and two, good luck. good to have you here. and go bobcats. >> that's right.
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>> mr. roker with a check of the weather. >> yes, indeed. let's see what's happening today. risk of strong storms back through the plains, great lakes, wet weather in northern california. lots of heat from the gulf coast into the southeast. tomorrow, risk of strong storms in the eastern great lakes, western new york and pa, wet weather also through the west. we've also got that record-breaking heat continuing from the ohio and mississippi river valleys back into texas. that's well, our neck of the woods is warming up nicely. the sun is now out and we're already at 62 kgrees in sunnyvale and 57 in avato and 59 degrees in san jose. we do have a full deck of clouds overhead. the marine layer has pushed in and temperatures only going to be able to climb by ten additional degrees. 68 degrees in san jose and then we keep climbing all the way through friday. beautiful days ahead, finally. ne of those rooklyn
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cockroaches. >> when they take flight -- >> coming up next, natalie heads to south america for a starring role on latin soap opera. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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back now at 8:37 with more of our special series "anchors abroad." we've visited some of the hottest television shows in other parts of the world. >> this morning it is natalie's turn.
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>> why did i get the hard one? growing up as a little girl in south america and latin america, i was hooked on telenovelas but i never imagined starring a landing role in one. if i was going to steal the show i had to let my hair down and let my inner passion be my guide. >> reporter: colombia, south america, lush landscape, urban sophistication and bright people and the back drop for some of the most popular telenovela, filled with smimery skin, and enough love triangles to make a girl dizzy. and they see casanovas will be my leading men as i'm starring in an episode, the delmont
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heirs. >> about five brothers who inherit a chunk of money and a beautiful woman comes to destroy their lives. >> reporter: all that drama unfolds right here at the stunning el portico ranch, shooting location for prime time telenovela. >> welcome. >> reporter: thank you. no, i'm definitely not in kansas anymore. and it feels like i'm in my own telenovela already. some of my co-stars welcome me with open arms. if not a little more. but others like margarita, who plays the show's villain, are feeling a little threatened. here she is ticked off because someone is stealing her lover. and here she is ticked off because i'm here. but natalie morales, telenovela la star is above petty jealousy
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of petty actresses with fewer lines. i'll be playing the role of caroline wolf, spoiled daughter of texas tycoon who drags her to the tropics to buy thoroughbred horses from the brothers. >> you walk on the runway. to become a soap opera star, she has to believe that she's somebody else. and you smile with your eyes. >> reporter: veteran actress diana helps me flesh out details of my character. i must embody caroline wolf. at least that's what the acting book i read on the plane said. i have not acted since high school, but i will become this woman. ♪ >> are these the delmont brothers? >> reporter: my performance in the first few scenes is truly emmy-worthy. typical story, girl comes to hot
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climate, really sizzling hot. is afraid of small insects. and falls right into the arms of a young romeo, a very uncomfortable plot line. and i don't like where this is going. [ speaking foreign language ] >> reporter: after all, i'm a married woman and i'm also a lady. so, you're going to be my love interest. >> exactly. >> reporter: there's not going to be a lot of love going on. >> no fake kiss? >> no kiss. must be realistic. >> reporter: you're saying had this is a deal-breaker? >> it's just a kiss. >> hey, diva. >> where are you going? >> reporter: my contract clearly states no nudity, no fuschsia and an endless supply of corn nuts. where are those corn nuts anyway? hello, corn nuts. breck speaking foreign language ] >> reporter: it's about time. no attitude either, missy. and absolutely no kissing. these aren't nacho flavored.
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these are gross. >> i hear natalie doesn't want to do kiss kisses and she wants to be a te will he notil teleno? she's crazy. >> reporter: the husband has gone off to make sure the horses have good teeth. seizing the moment, my character's love interest kidnaps me by throwing me on a horse and dragging me toward an abandoned sugar factory nearby. jose has no idea my husband, both on set and off, will kill him! as the day progresses, i feel the cast and crew turning against me. ow! i can't fathom why. >> i hear there's a lot of tension between margarita and natalie. natalie should know she cannot go there because there's going to be a lot of trouble. >> watch out with margarita, natalie. watch out.
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>> reporter: you know i don't speak spanish. and then out of the blue, it happens. i cross paths with my nemesis margarita at the snack table. when i accidentally grab the last occasion she goes loco. ♪ >> reporter: that's how it's done. >> reporter: but i handle her with the grace of a true thespian. it's still in here, page 6, the kiss. this has to be out. you fix it. unfortunately, the producers are a little more difficult to manage. on set, tempers are flaring and i'm in a bit of a pickle. back at the sugar factory, jose
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and caroline are in the midst of an innocent game of charades when in storms my husband in a jealous rage, guns blazing. >> i like your woman. >> reporter: all this over little old me? a girl could get used to so much attention. >> that is enough! >> natalie. >> reporter: behind the scenes, morning news and 4 a.m. wake-up calls seem so far away right now. and then i remember the words of my wise mentor, diana -- >> she becomes her. si? easy. >> reporter: to succeed, i must go through with it. >> just a little kiss. just one. >> reporter: should i? well -- no, i can't. but maybe. nope, definitely not going to happen. but -- >> cut! >> that's a wrap.
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>> reporter: but wait? hey! i'm ready. i can do this now. come on. i can do this! come back here! >> thank god that didn't work out all that well. i do want to thank my evil nemesis who was actually very sweet. she taught me to cat fight like a pro, special thanks goes out to the cast and crew for putting up with my very diva-like behavior. so, i was just acting after all, guys. >> i don't know. >> you wanted us to see some of the reviews that came in. have you seen these? >> emmy worthy, right? >> we went online and saw reviews. one said, what the heck is natalie doing on this show? i saw her screaming and doing a bad job. she needs to stay on "today" show. acting is not her thing. >> that's good. i like that. >> we thought you did very well. we really did. >> did you happen to notice, my acting may not have been all that great but did you notice my assistant, the girl who brought me the corn nuts? take a look.
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good, huh? my evil twin. >> i couldn't get over -- >> she stole the scene, brilliant, emmy-worthy. >> i couldn't get over the men. unbelievable. >> why didn't you come? >> i'm going to the sugar factory. >> in lieu of an emmy, because that's not happening, we decided instead to celebrate your birthday. >> >> happy birthday. >> happy birthday. >> look at this right here. he's better than corn nuts. >> happy birthday, sweetheart. >> thank you. >> cheers. >> cheers. >> cheers. >> happy birthday. >> happy birthday. >> i'm not 40 yet. not yet. >> up next, we'll head outside for some tasty pointers from a three-time world barbecue champion. this is "today" on nbc.
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this morning on "today's kitchen," mouth watering taste on the grill, myron mixon with a few recipes, the most winningest man in barbecue. his new cookbook "smoking with myron mixon." good to see. >> you good to see you. >> what makes your stuff -- why do you win so many awards? >> i pay a lot of attention to flavor profiles. that's what it comes down to. if everybody can get it done, get it moist, tender, then it's a flavor contest. you have to always be tweaking, changing thing. i think i'm very good at it. >> always be tweaking. >> always be tweaking. >> abt. so, we're making an interesting pork loin, stuffed pork loin. >> we've got sausage stuffed bacon wrapped pork tenderloin. >> nothing wrong with that. >> what do we start with?
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>> first thing, we have our sausage here. we have to make a hole big enough for it. take a steel and a regular turkey baster. go in there to make the hole bigger. >> what kind of sausage is this? >> any kind you want to use. >> frozen? >> put them in the freezer for a little while. it makes them easier to go up in it. then we take a little of our rub. >> dry rub? >> dry rub. >> is that a secret rub you got there? >> it's one i use in the competition. it's in the cookbook. then we take it, wrap it in bacon, lay it in the smoker. >> is this direct heat or indirect? >> indirect. we leave it bland in the middle that way it's doing indirect smoke. you'll have the grill covered to hold the heat in all throughout the process. >> how long will this take? >> takes about an hour and 15 minutes. >> what are you glazing that with? >> apple juice, a little apple jelly, vinegar, corn syrup.
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>> and you just keep beastinbas? >> keep basting it. let it rest. then our next little dish we got here. this right here is coca-cola marinated chicken. it's a little version of what my grandmother used to do on top of the stove. she used to smother chicken in coca-cola. reach in there, get your chicken, been marinating overnight in coca-cola, crushed garlic and onions. >> you come from a long line of barbecuers, don't you? >> my dad got me started. that's where the jack comes from, jack got me started. chicken rub with a little honey powder in it. >> more bacon. >> more bacon. got to have that fat because this white meat doesn't have a whole lot. >> not going to get an argument from me. as long as you got that bacon in there. how long will this sit on the grill? >> about an hour and 15 minutes. these two products take the same length of time.
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>> indirect heat again? >> indirect heat again. we'll glaze these with the same sauce. see how it shines line a new penny? >> nice. >> doesn't that make it shine? >> it does. >> all right. we're going to come over here now. let our tenderloin rest. do a little of the slicing. >> like the gift that keeps giving. a little something inside there. what's the coleslaw you got there? >> that's my momma's coleslaw recipe, coarse chopped cabbage, tomato tomatoes, my rub, salt, coarse ground pepper. that's good, isn't it? >> that's fantastic. >> my grandpa used to make it all time. tea, almond extract, vanilla extract. >> that's terrific. >> she used to boil it down. i don't know why, she called it jenkins punch. i figured it was an old boyfriend or something.
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>> myron mixon, the book is "smokin' with myron mixon." good to see. >> you good to see you. >> a lot more coming up but first this is "today" on nbc. [ man ] did we get anything good? sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. fiber makes me sad. oh common. i dare you to taste one hint of fiber in fiber one. oh, i'd be able to tell. why don't i just eat this bag? and how can you talk to me about fiber when you are eating a candybar. you enjoy that. i am. [ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. fiber one.
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>> she's already kicking her heels off. >> what happened to your shoes? >> i couldn't run here fast enough. >> you got shorter. >> we'll talk tips about when you should hire a home stager to sell your home. >> okay. >> okay. >> how to learn the signs your body -- >> what happened to you. >> people know how short i am.
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good morning, it is 8:56. i'm marla tellez. pg&e tested sections of natural gas lines over the weekend. they performed pressure tests in the center of the city which were installed back in 1949. pg&e is checking 150 miles of aging pipelines throughout the
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state similar to the one which exploded in san bruno last september. hayward would be the next city to have pressure testing done. ll tests will be cply christina will have a look at your forecast right after the break. ♪ [ male announcer ] if you're ready to get more from your tv service than comcast can give, now's a great time to switch to at&t u-verse tv. make the switch! [ female announcer ] call to get at&t u-verse -- now with free hd -- for only $29 a month for six months. or get $300 back via promotion card with a qualifying u-verse bundle. [ male announcer ] u-verse tv lets you record up to four shows at once on a single dvr. and you can record and play back your shows from any room. plus with u-verse, you get dvr service and receiver included at no extra charge.
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[ female announcer ] call to get at&t u-verse -- now with free hd -- for only $29 a month for six months. or get $300 back via promotion card with a qualifying u-verse bundle. [ male announcer ] and former comcast customers prefer at&t u-verse tv picture quality. even upgrade to over 160 hd channels. that's more than comcast. [ female announcer ] at&t u-verse: tv like you've never seen before. good morning, to you. well we have a pretty deep marine layer, so, it's going to take a little while for all that cloud cover to break apart and the sun to shine through. however, temperatures really mild. upper 50s right now and headed to the mid to upper 60s later today. 69 in gilroy. if you were waiting for the warm up, this is your week. close to 78 degrees on friday and this weekend, marla, if you didn't get outside last weekend,
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you can this upcoming weekend. >> good news, thank you, christina. we'll be back with our next news and weather update at 9:26. "today" show continues next. we expect passionate feedback and we got it. you agreed support ab 3019 and ban bpa from baby products. sheri fumes, "there is something wrong when we have to fight this hard to protect our children. banning bpa needs to be a top priority for any elected in sacramento if they want to keep their job." deb concurs, any lawmaker who sides with the chemical industry and its highly paid lobbyists rather than protecting should be ashamed." the author, assemblywoman betsy
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butler thanked us. with your help, we'll continue to build support for getting this toxic chemical out of children's products. the plastic's industry has yet ke spd.on keep t the conversation going a now with more of "today" on a monday mornin now with more of "today" on a monday morning, the 6th day of june, 2011. that makes it the 67th anniversary of d-day. we'll take a moment to thank all those world war ii veterans -- all veterans, actually, but especially the world war ii veterans who served our country with such honor. meanwhile, we have a great crowd jamming our plaza. it was nice to visit with them a little bit. inside the studio, i'm matt lauer, along with al roker and the birthday girl, natalie morales. >> that's right. and coming up, we've seen them in backyard parties, but in the blink of an eye they can wreak havoc and
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cause injury, those bounce houses. this weekend, another blew away. it had children inside of it was a scary scene. it. we'll take a look at the dangers of popular attractions. coming up, are you listening to your body? if you're feeling aches and pains, your appetite isn't quite right, sometimes minor symptoms can signal something more serious is going on. we're going to crack the code of what your body may be trying to tell you. then the confusing real estate market means we need good advice. >> that's right. especially if you're a buyer or seller. our resident real estate guru, barbara corcoran ran is back to answer your questions. we're talking about staging your homes or if you need a real estate agent. as parents, we all have boys, and it's tough sometimes, whether they're just starting school or teens who don't like to talk, there are lessons we can use to navigate those mine fields, raise our sons to be compassionate and
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confident grown up young men. we'll find out how to do it. >> first, a check of the day's top stories. >> one of the deadliest attacks on u.s. troops in iraq happened this morning. the military says five american service members were killed in central iraq. iraqi officials say it happened during a rocket attack. syrian police are keeping pro-palestinian protesters from reaching the israeli border one day after deadly clashes there between protesters and israeli troops. meantime, celebrations in yemen's capital may be short-lived. officials say yemen's embattled president plans to return home and assume his duties after treatment in saudi arabia for wounds suffered in a rocket attack on friday. arizona's third largest wildfire on record spread by several thousand acres overnight and is expected to grow even more today as wind and dry lightning are in today's weather forecast for the area. meantime, in iowa, a blackhawk helicopter with was use used to drop sandbags on a leaking levee threatening to
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flood a small town. court hearing for dominique strauss-khan expected to plead not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a hotel maid. he resigned from his imf post last month. another republican has entered the race for president. former pennsylvania rick santorum formally announced his candidacy. the 53-year-old has enjoyed support from social conservatives because of his opposition to gay marriage, abortion and embryonic stem cell research. a popular attraction as backyard birthday parties is now coming under scrutiny after a spate of recent accidents. nbc's john yang has the story. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: it was a terrifying sight caught on cell phone video. three inflated bounce houses, or moon walks, picked up by the wind at a long island soccer tournament and tossed through the air with kids playing inside. >> stay here, girls. stay >> kids were being knocked over here. stay here. >> where is my daughter? and they were just kids lying everywhere. >> reporter: lara ratigan was waiting in line to go in when
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she got tangled in a rope anchoring the houses. one cartwheeled along the ground. >> everyone ran over, jumped on top of them. >> reporter: police said 13 people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries. it's not the first time something like this has happened. in the tucson, arizona, area, three separate incidents since february alone. the most recent caught on cell phone video. parents and teachers evacuated the bounce house before wind whipped it around a light pole. six kids were slightly injured by debris. in february at a birthday party, two sisters were in a wind-blown bounce house. >> i closed my eyes and i just felt myself bumping and being tossed around. >> reporter: her sister, alyssa, ended up on a roof two houses away. >> she was crying. she was full of blood. you know, her head, her face. >> reporter: she had a concussion and required staples to close a cut on her scalp. in april, strong winds blew a bounce house away in rockland county, new york. four children had minor
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injuries. the federal consumer product safety commission estimated from 2005 to 2007, all types of bounce house accidents sent an average of 6,000 people a year to emergency rooms, most of them aged 5 to 14. the most frequent injury, broken bones. they want operators to anchor them properly, but not all states monitor their use, which concerns parents. an attractive item with unattractive dangers. for "today," john yang, nbc news, new york. >> and it was the weekend of sequels and preqeuls. "x-men" took the first spot, "hangover 2" and kung fu panda 2. >> did anybody see "hangover 2"? >> i did.
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it's way over-the-top offensive. >> yeah. >> that's a good segue. >> i'm not sure what kind of thumbs up. >> mr. roker with a check of the weather. >> i like way over the top. let's check it out for you. first of all, we do have that heat to talk about. talk about over the top. 92 degrees today in minneapolis. 97, 101 in phoenix -- in houston, i should say. factor in the humidity, feels like 103 in houston. 102, kansas city. 96, minneapolis. this heat will continue its march eastward. tomorrow you'll see 90s in washington, d.c., atlanta, also parts of florida. and then on wednesday we get up into the mid-90s here in new york city. well, today kicks off a substantial warming trend. by tuesday and all the way through friday, we'll see the mid-70s inland. even at the coast, low 70s are forecasted by noon today. a lot of that marine layer will break apart and left with partly cloudy conditions. by 4:00 p.m., the sun comes out warming us up to 60 degrees and the warming trend continues.
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else where across the bay area, we're forecasting the warm temperatures. take a look at friday, 78 degrees. >> and that's your latest weather. natalie? ♪ body language >> thank you, al. now on to today's health, listening to your body, appetite changes, restless sleep pattern, aches and pains may be your body's way of telling you something is wrong. here to decode symptoms is laura moska and sara humphreys from "real simple" magazine which covers the topic in its current issue. good morning, ladies. good to have you here. so, as we were saying, sara, we took a look at some of the common health symptoms and everything from receding gums -- receding hairlines to bleeding gums, and sometimes people are afraid to ask their doctors if something is wrong. >> absolutely. >> embarrassed to ask the questions. and that's a mistake, right? >> right. this is not meant to incite
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panic or paranoia but you need to listen to your body. it talks to you all the time. taking note of changes, symptoms you don't normally have can make you a healthier person and head off more serious conditions. and you should always talk to your doctor. >> even if it's a stupid xwe, you should always ask. let's go through the symptoms you should be looking at from head to toe, starting off with your hair thinning. in fact, effects a lot of women as we saw stories. female hair loss, it can be hereditary or hormonal changes. >> that gives us a clue that something is wrong on the inside. as you mentioned, it could be something like genetic factors or as simple as a ponytail that's too tight. there are more serious signs that can be found in the hair. if you're losing your hair, women will often know it's related to menopause or to their periods. right before they get their periods they may start to lose hair.
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it can also be a sign of something more serious. iron deficiency, thyroid conditions, stress, crash diets, surgery, all kinds of things can be associated with hair loss. >> so, if it's atypical hair loss for you, time to go to the doctor and ask the questions? >> that's right. we normally lose about 100, 200 strands a day. if you're -- >> if your shedding all of a sudden? >> right. if your drain is getting clogged or your hairbrush is getting full, it's time to say, what's going on? >> what about a change in the whites of the eyes? that's an indicator of, you say, possible liver problems, if they start to turn yellowish. >> that's right. whites of our eyes are an important place to keep monitoring. if they turn grayish, that can be an indication there's a bone or joint condition. as you pointed out, jaundice or yellowing of the eyes can be a very serious symptom of liver dysfunction. >> the whites of your eyes, when they get grayer, age is a factor for a lot of these things. we were wondering at "real simple" what is it about your whites of your eyes get grayer
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and some of it is really just age, unfortunately. >> not uncommon, when you brush your teeth, you notice your gums bleed a little as well. when do you know there's more of a problem here? >> well, really your gums should never bleed. if they're bleeding or swollen, that's an indication there's a problem. a lot of people are surprised to learn there's a connection between their oral health, their gum health, and their heart health. maybe if you're having bleeding gums, it's time to visit your cardiologist, not just your dentist. >> okay. and dry skin. i think a lot of us think it's a seasonal symptom. in fact, it can be an indicator of low thyroid as well, or deficiencies as well. >> that's right. the skin is the biggest organ in our body. one of the most most indicators of what our status is. when i take residents on rounds in the hospital, we actually look at the skin every morning of our patients. one thing you can do on yourself is actually just pinch your skin. >> the pinch test. >> right. we call it tenting if the skin
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stays up. that means your dehydrated. that can be related to thyroid conditions. we also take the thumb and put it on the patient's chin and press in. if it leaves a pitting mark, we call that pitting edema, and that can actually be associated with heart failure or kidney disease. skin is an important place to look. >> it covers all of your body so it's going to be a huge -- one of your largest -- it is your largest organ. >> absolutely. >> next for toes, you know, i think you say look for leg and foot cramps that can be the result of poor circulation. >> yes. you know, having cramping in your legs can be a real common problem for a lot of people. it can be as simple as overuse, wrong shoe type, but a more moderate situation with cramping in the legs, some people describe it as charlie horses when they sleep. this can be an indication of a mineral deficiency, so your calcium levels, your potassium, sodium levels, you may just need to eat some more
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bananas. i think it's important to keep in mind, with cramping in the legs, if it occurs when you're walking, that's a serious sign. that means there may be a blockage and may be time to see the vascular surgeon. >> what's common, we tend to do the internet web doctoring. we go on and self diagnose if we feel symptoms. why is that some of the problems that's leading to the misdiagnosis going on? >> talk about paranoia. it's good to do research yourself, that's fine to go online to a medical resource. but see a doctor in person because you really want to get an accurate diagnosis and an accurate treatment. self-medicating and self-treating can be dangerous. >> absolutely. thank you both. great information. still to come this morning, some explosive new details in the casey anthony murder trial as the prosecution presents its forensic evidence. but up next, from selling in an over 55 community to finding the right real estate agent, some answers to your real estate questions. but first, these messages. [ male announcer ] capri sun 100% juice,
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♪ brick house ♪ she's a brick house this morning on "today's real estate," buying or selling. today's real estate expert and our brick house, barbara corcoran is here, from finding an agent to staging to sell. good to see. >> good morning, al. >> a lot of good questions. jumping right in with an e-mail from moline, illinois. sue says we'll be selling our home in the near future. how do i go about hiring a home stager and do i really need one? >> well, very few of us are capable of redoing a home to make it ready for sale because we can't walk in the buyer's shoes. i'm a total believer in hiring a home stager if you possibly can. the cost of hiring one is a lot less than people really think it is.
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it will typically cost you, for the three main rooms, meaning the master bedroom, kitchen and living room, $5,500 to $7,500, which is a lot less than people think. it includes painting the room, refinishing the floors, buying the needed slip covers, pillows, refurnishing, buying a piece here and there. >> that sounds like a bargain. >> that's a bargain. and people think it cost ace lot more, so it's good to know that it's affordable for most people. what's important to know also is it's easy to find a home stager. the best sources are your local real estate agent because they work with them all the time. you should ask for two names and compare the work of each one, have them bring the photography they use. now, the other thing is, you can go on to international american home staging professionals which lists every home stager throughout the united states. that's another good way. lastly, i want to point out, they'll tell you that it makes a a1% difference in the sale price of your home. my practical experience is it makes more like a 5% difference. it's crazy not to consider that as an option. >> with those prices, i don't even need to be moving.
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i'll just hire a home stager to fix up my house. >> why not? i never thought of that one. >> now let's go to diane from virginia on the phone with us. i understand you have a home on the market right now? >> caller: we sure do. >> so how can barbara help? >> caller: hi, barbara. thanks so much for the question. our home is located almost equal distance from two major cities, richmond, virginia, and charlottesville, virginia. is it okay to use two different locations to list the properties for more exposure? if so, does that mean paying two different commissions upon sale? >> that is a great idea. i have to hand it to you, i would never have thought of that. you can use two agents but the trick here is getting the agents to be enthusiastic about sharing the listing and sharing the commission. the best way to do that, i would think, would be to hire two agents from the same company in both of those cities, a large agency. let them work out how they're going to slice up the commission. the typical commission, of course, today even though it's never set, is between 5% and 6%. but don't worry about that. you'll only pay one commission and it's a really smart idea what you just thought of.
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>> wow. >> i'm going to take credit for that idea. >> even you learn something. >> you bet ya. >> fantastic. thank you so much, diane. now we're going to go to an e-mail from peggy, who sounds like she's in the real estate business herself. she asks barbara, how would you go about selling a 55-plus community in this market? where would you market the property to attract the most 55-plus buyers? >> you should visit the other 55-plus communities in your area and find out where those buyers are coming from. what happens in this end of the business is you get waves of buyers from different locales. so, you want to find out where that sweet spot is and advertise to those areas where those empty nesters are coming from. the next thing you want to do is play up the amenities. it's not about the square foot or cost per square foot so much but more about what amenities come with the package, like the pool, the golf course, clubhouse, things 55-plus people love. also play up the little details
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within the units themselves that make all the difference. things like a kitchen counter that's low enough to chop while you sit on a bench. things like that. or a master bedroom and the bath on the same floor. on the ground floor, rather. things like this attract people. pick wisely what you play up but make sure you know where those people are coming from. >> finally, we've got pam from long boat key, florida, writing, i want to buy a piece of property for $1.8 million. all right, pam. after i made my offer i was informed the property is a short sale controlled by the bank. i learned of $80,000 in arrears for property taxes. shouldn't the bank be holding the mortgage for that? and, what is a short sale? >> short sale is an agreement between homeowner and lender to sell the house for less than is owed on the mortgage. so, it implies a good deal. it isn't always a good deal. it depends on how you negotiate. there are absolutely no rules to negotiating with a lender different than it is with an individual homeowner, but the difference is, is that there's
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no emotion involved and you usually get a straight answer. what you pay for the home should have nothing to do with it being a short sale or not and whether or not you want to pay the taxes. it should have everything to do with what is that home worth to you and simply make that bid? you'll get an answer quickly from a bank, that's the advantage of a short sale. but take a little extra time thinking through really what that home is worth. >> and the $80,000 in property taxes in arrears. >> it's open to negotiation or tell the lender, no, i'm not going to do that. if you're dealing with the homeowner, you're not really dealing with the person in charge. it's making the deal in writing to the learned. >> all right, good advice. you picked up something, too. >> i sure did. i love to learn. >> love that. coming up, lessons for parents raising boys to be confident and caring men. first, these messages. ike rowe , his family knows what to expect. hun, mike's coming -- let's get crackin'. [ male announcer ] but what mike rowe doesn't know is that his parents have armed themselves with unquilted viva® towels. place looks great. [ male announcer ] mike doesn't know that every concentrated viva roll
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good morning, everybody. it is 9:26 i'm marla tellez. deputies in the south bay are asking for your help posing for a man who posed as a pest control worker. now, this happened on porter lane mere mcvague avenue around 8:30 saturday morning. investigators say the man posed as a pest control worker pretending to take soil samples and then forced his way into the home of the 73-year-old woman and assaulted her. he stole jewelry and then he took off in a white cargo van. anyone with information is asked to call the santa clara county sheri sheriff's department. funeral services will be
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held friday for the two san francisco firefighters who died in the lune of duty. vincent perez died thursday, a 21-year veteran of the department. anthony vallerio died two days after the fire. he was a 14-year veteran of the department. the men were fighting the house fire when a flashover hit them and a fire suddenly ignites reaching temperatures of more than 1,000 degrees. a third firefighter suffered smoke asat tretionnd wedas tated and released. a look at your torcast and the commute right after this.
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good morning to you. that suborn marine layer overhead and temperatures so mild i thought we could possibly hit the 670s but i don't think it's going anywhere. 55 degrees at noon when that cloud deck starts to break apart. the sun will shine through and warm us up to about 60 degrees and that's your high in the city and temperatures else where in
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the mid to upper 60s. let's check your drive with mike. >> far side of the screen right here, 680 south from 24 and otherwise approaching the maze not very far. live look at the toll plaza shows you gray skies and, actually, the backup is moving. that's good news for folks approaching the area. watch that lane change at the bottom of the screen, though. golden gate bridge, as well. we have that cloud deck and she said it will burn off, but not until noon. >> still, what, 2 1/2 hours to go. thanks, mike. "today" show returns in less than a minute. we'll be back at 9:56we 'll see you then.
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♪ the wedding of prince william to former kate middleton was the royal wedding of the decade. sarah ferguson notably not invited. well, sarah ferguson will be here to talk about the royal snub and other royal secrets. really? you think royal secrets? >> i think so. she's dishing quite a bit. i think her new show on oxygen -- on the own channel as well, on oprah's channel. meanwhile, coming up in this half hour, a story we've been focused on is the murder trial of casey anthony. now in the third week. the prosecution is presenting
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evidence they say proves the florida more killed her 2 -year-old daughter caylee. people are actually lining up to get a courtroom seat. we'll get the latest details from there. also ahead, as we are both raising sons, we know firsthand how hard it is to tear them away from the video games, nintendo ds, reality shows, action movies, and to try to teach them to compassionate adults. we have great lessons for parents to raise boys to be responsible men. >> we're on a ds break right now in our house. >> it's hard. i know. then we'll head into the kitchen. an easy cool, tasty dinner for a hot night. for a lot of our friends in the south, they're dealing with hot summer nights. this one has some mediterranean flash. first -- sounds like a super hero. first, we to want say hi to kathy hilton appearing in the new oxygen reality series "the world according to paris" with her daughter, paris hilton. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> your daughter was here with
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us last week talking about brooke mueller, charlie sheen's ex. this week's show, in fact, you get into it with her, telling her she has to go to rehab. >> it was the most difficult thing that i ever had to do. and i just want to say to people out there, i think that all of us know somebody that has either a drug or an alcohol problem. and it is a serious disease and it can get you -- take you to very ugly places. and i'm so proud of her for sharing this journey. you know, we talked about it before the show started. i said, you know, are you sure that you want to do this? >> on camera. >> on kocamera. because everything is going to be in the show. she says, i hope i will be able to help other people. >> this was your first real -- your first time really being in a reality show. i mean, paris has been doing these for a while. was it difficult for you to agree to go along with it at
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first? did you question whether or not you were making the right decision? >> at first, when she asked me -- you know, i was flattered. i thought, oh, well. my boys are very independent. have i a 21-year-old and a 17-year-old. so i thought, this will be fun. and then -- >> reality. >> reality, exactly. you know, they're there. >> the good, the bad and ugly of reality tv. >> some think -- every now and then, you know, maybe this wasn't the right thing. maybe paris shouldn't be doing this. maybe we should pull back a little bit. >> well, for the last year and a half, she did. and she was traveling and really just concentrating on her brand. and i don't think she was ready for anything like this. i mean, as you start diving into the show, starting this wednesday night on oxygen at 10:00, but let me say in other parts of the country, check your local listings because some people did miss it. it was on at 7:00, 8:00, and 9:00. >> okay. >> well, kathy -- >> but she is ready for this right now.
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i think she has been exposed and gone through a lot of bumps in the road. >> and they'll get to see it coming up on wednesday night. >> so, we'll make the record straight here. you can catch it, "the world according to paris" on wednesday 10 bm or check your local listings. good morning to you. boy, our neck of the woods is covered with that marine layer. we have mostly cloudy conditions until about noon and then the marine layer will start to break apart and the sun will shine through and reach 68 degrees in san jose and 69 in gilroy, but the good news is we will continuously warm up tuesday through thursday. 78 degrees. nice and dry and sunny for your weekend. and that's your latest weather. coming up next in dramatic new testimony in the casey anthony murder trial. first, these messages.
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public is jostling for tickets for seats on the 23rd floor of this courthouse. almost every day 3 1/2 hours before court begins -- >> go, go, go. >> reporter: -- there's a race. no one is allowed on courthouse property until exactly 5:30 a.m. at that moment, from sidewalks and back alleys the curious hoof it for position. >> number one! >> reporter: there are 62 seats a day set aside for the public. spectators from across the country traveling here to see for themselves the 25-year-old mother casey anthony, accused of murdering her daughter caylee. >> it's absolutely wonderful to be a part of it. and we're really excited the public has an opportunity to be a witness to this and see the action in the courtroom. >> you can see the root poers portion of the hair is distorted. >> reporter: on saturday an fbi expert on trace evidence began to detail the prosecution's forensic evidence. a single strand of hair taken from the trunk of casey
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anthony's car, that the fbi crime lab concluded fell from the scalp of a corpse. >> one of the items showed -- had a hair that exhibit characters of decomposition. >> reporter: the defense argues that not only is the test inconclusive, that the hair was from a dead person, but that the single strand was even caylee's. >> the best we have at this point is that the hair either belonged to caylee, casey, cindy or even cindy's mother. any other maternal relatives? >> correct. >> reporter: casey now admits she waited 31 days to tell anyone her daughter was missing. when she did, the story that a nanny had caylee was all made up. prosecutors allege casey stowed her daughter's dead body in the trunk of her car before eventually dumping it in the woods near her home. >> this is my label identifying what's in the can. >> reporter: prosecutors claim they captured the stench of
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death. orange county senior crime analyst explained how the odor was extracted from the trunk of her car. >> this is the first time you've taken air samples? >> yes, it was. >> in fact, have you no training whatsoever in the collection or preservation of air samples? >> this is the first time i ever heard it being done, that's correct. >> reporter: the cans are yet to be opened in court. and it's unclear if the judge will ever allow those cans to be opened. if he does allow it, it will be the first time this sort of evidence has ever been allowed in a u.s. courtroom. natalie? >> very interesting. kerry sanders in orlando, florida, thanks. coming up next, how to raise a good man. what every parent needs to know right after these messages. my contacts are so annoying. i can't wait to take 'em out.
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editor-in-chief of with the woman's day" and mother of a little guy herself is here to help us out. is there a big difference when it comes to raising young men and women? >> as we were discussing, boys and girls very different. different in how they think and some action. while some parenting tips, essential you can use them and apply to girls, we really did focus on the school age boy. >> we have five tips. there are obviously more but these are the five we think are the most important. this one can be difficult, to help him manage his emotion. >> boys tend to bottle up their emotions. they see on the big screen the super man or cowboy and they're not super expressive. the first thing you want to do is get him talking. he research shows we ask girls much more often how they're feeling than boys. with boys you don't necessarily want to come out and ask question after question -- >> you want to go around -- >> you want to coax it out of them and do it over time. you can say, i notice how you're feeling.
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bring it up a little later. seems like things didn't go that well in school today, do you want to talk about it? get him to talk about it over time. >> you want to find out how he's doing and also in tip number two, lesson number two, you want to teach him empathy, how others are feeling. >> research shows, there's a huge study in michigan that showed people today are 40% less em empathic than 20 years ago. they blame that on computer, games, social networks, empathy is super important. one of my favorite tips is reading fixes. research shows the part of your brain you use to follow and process what's happening to a fictional character is the same part of the brain that you use in real life. so, every little minute he does that is exercising that brain. >> and the what-if game? >> say you're watchinging a baseball game and you see the pitcher, bottom of the ninth and all the pressure's on him. you turn to your son and say, if you were that guy, how would you be feeling right now? put yourself in his shoes. the more you do that, the more likely he is to carry those
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rules on through his life. >> number three, one we think with boys, we don't pay that much attention to, but strengthen his feeling about self, sense of self. >> this isn't about ego, this is about self-confidence. you want to skip the false praise. boys tend to focus on their talents. what you want to do is praise the effort. if he gets an "a" on the test, you say, great job, you did such a great job studying, not you're the smartest kid. the other thing su don't want to label hip. you don't want to excuse bad behavior by saying boys will be boys. what he does is say, okay, i'm a boy, i can do that negative behavior. you want to get away from those stereotypes. >> number four, you want to instill respect for others. >> respect is super important. so, the way you need to set a good example, not only in how you deal with his teachers and coaches, how often have you been on the sideline, you see some dad go crazy about a play to the coach. you want to restrain yourself from doing that because your son is going to pattern your behavior 150%. >> that goes right into number
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five, which is, show affection. >> affection is super important. now, this is the thing about affection with boys. it's all in the timing. you know, you might have had an 8 or 9-year-old who loved kisses but by the time they reach middle school, they're going, yo, stands back. but you want to still do that. a boy who grows up with affection will tend to show affection. >> i can't freeze him at 9 now where he's still kissing me? >> the other thing, al, for you, get physical. that roughhousing a son and father do actually really helps a boy to manage his impulses. >> he just knocked me on the butt with a side sweep from tae kwon do the other day. good advice. thanks so much. still to come, how to bring a mediterranean touch to your family dinner.
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this morning in "today's kitchen," the perfect dinner with mediterranean dinner. good to have you here, carlo. >> thank you very much. >> first time on the show. i hear there's a good story behind it because our executive producer discovered you. went to your restaurant, loved it. >> yes. i'm glad, actually, stopped by. i can't believe such an important person would stop in our restaurant in andover. she liked it a lot. invite me to come to new york to be on the "today" show. >> it's mediterranean cooking, you're lebanese, so all of that has that sort of infusion of the flavors. let's get started. you're starting off with a salad. >> very traditional salad. i'm going to mix all this -- >> sure. this is olive oil. >> lemon juice. i'll make the salad here. >> garlic. all of this, right? >> yes. >> some sumac, salt -- >> what is that, exactly? >> seasoning, mild lemony.
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it's just lemony -- has lemony flavor. >> if you can't find it because it could be one of those specialty -- >> you can find it in your international section in the supermarket. if not, you can put some pomegranate or lemon zest. this will do it. so, you can add all this -- >> i don't know if i put enough sumac in there. >> you can put it all. >> oh, wow. dump it. >> that will make it special. >> okay. >> let's do it. >> looks very different now. >> yeah. >> that looks beautiful. so fresh, right? the mint and cucumbers, parsley -- >> gives it a nice freshness to it. >> beautiful. >> after we mix it, we're going to just pour all the bread chips on top. >> and you can buy the pita chips, too? >> you can buy it. if you don't prefer like fried pita, you can do just baked pita chips. >> i like that.
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that sumac is great. >> my wife call it perfect -- >> perfect pita sands wish? >> perfect bite. >> and salmon over here. meanwhile, tell us what we're doing with the salmon. >> salmon, we sear it on one side, give it nice crisp to it. >> and it's just -- you put salt and pepper first? >> salt and pepper first. >> beautiful golden crust on top. >> yes, very important to be crispy from outside. >> you pan sear it before you then put it in the oven. you actually put a rub on top first, right? >> yeah. i don't like to put my rub on it because i don't want my garlic to get burned. plus, when you put it on your hot salmon, it penetrate inside and gives it nice flavors. >> okay. >> so, we're going to take it off here. >> got that one. >> i'll put some rub on it. >> just a little bit of -- on each one, right? >> yes. >> just garlic and olive oil.
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>> garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. >> all right. there you go. >> going to put it in the oven. >> right in the oven there. how long will this go in the oven for? >> go like for ten minutes, 400 degrees. >> beautiful. that's pretty quick. >> yep. this is how it's going to come out. >> like this. >> and if you want to make sure your salmon cooked, you just -- push it on both sides. your finger shouldn't go inside. you feel it's a little hard. >> so it's still a little moist inside but -- >> yes. but your finger doesn't go -- >> you plated the salmon. we're running out of time here. >> yes. >> there we go with couscous, perfect side always, right? >> yes. >> where did the magic plate of couscous come from? >> the magic bowl of couscous. everybody should have one. >> beautiful. >> salmon here.
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put some sauce. >> fantastic. >> i love how you do that. >> some cilantro. >> it's all in the swoosh. >> yes. fennell and leaks. this is for garnish. >> i can see why our producer loved that. thank you so much. come back and visit us again. >> thank you for having me. >> still ahead, randy travis, josh turner performing live right after your local news and weather.
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good morning, it is 9:56 now. i'm marla tellez. we are following breaking news. east palo alto police say they have made two arrest in the
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fatal shooting of a baby over the weekend. investigators say they have two juveniles in custody right now in connection with that shooting. we have a reporter talking to investigators right now and we will have more information for you as soon as it becomes available. meantime, the family of a missing nursing student is asking the fbi to take the lead in the investigation. michelle le is still missing more than a week after she disappeared while on a break from kaiser medical center in h hayward. they are too understaffed to take on the case. it took officers days to search le's apartment and take the department two weeks to process evidence from her car. in sunnyvale police are trying to figure out how a body wrapped in a plastic bag ended up in someone's front yard. the body was found around 10:30 outside a home and palm avenue. police were called to the area and that's with they found the bag. officers say they saw blood
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coming out of the bag and saw a body inside it. they say it did not open the bag, but, instead, called the coroner. the coroner is working to identify the body and the cause of death. behind me, certainly looks soggy in san francisco. will it clear up, christinchris? >> it will, but we'll have to wait to noon. the clouds will break apart and the sun will shine in. the warming trend continues. we have some fog out there, though. our road warrior is watching out for you. mike, how does it look? >> much better, but, again, mist on the roads. let's get live shots. oakland gray skies and look how light 880 is past the coliseum and northbound on the right and the toll plaza shot shows you two things. one, the volume getting lighter there and the fastrak lanes and a little mist. you will from time to time keep the headlights on and the wipers going. >> thanks. we'll be back with our next news and weather update at 10:26.
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we'll see you then.
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captions paid for by nbc-universal television hey, everybody. hope you had a wonderful weekend. it's another fun day monday. 6th of june. >> we are kicking off another week and yet a busy weekend. >> you know what it's like on the book tour. >> what did do you? >> saturday went to houston, houston, texas. lovely people. >> look at that nice crowd. >> that was the bronx zoo yesterday. >> look at the cobra.
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>> look at the crowd i can amass. >> can you imagine the cobra? >> they found that. the most dangerous three at the bronx zoo are the kids. these two boys almost single-handedly destroyed me yesterday. their mothers thought it was hysterical. then where was i? the day before i was in houston. >> texas is huge. that's all i can say. it's huge and great hearts. tomorrow, i'm going to be in princeton, new jersey, at the barnes and noble from 6:00:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. >> we were busy friday. after the show we had a nice good-bye lunch anne curry threw for meredith. meredith is one of those people everyone had a deep emotional story and hysterical story about. just shows how many people she touched. >> they're all with hoda. >> there were other people there. i don't remember who. >> i love this. >> there is ann.
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kathie was there. >> sweet revenge is this darling cupcakes and wine place. we had the owner on the show a couple of times. she is a doll. a lot of laughter mixed with tears. wednesday will be the last day. she'll stay at nbc. we'll see her. >> we have good news, too. >> ann is going to be with us. >> and that ropes is with us. our guy. cameraman extraordinaire rope is with us. he fell down the steps and went through a lot. a lot of people wouldn't have survived. >> how are you holding up? >> i feel great. >> you look so good. >> so nice to hear from everybody when i was out. >> it's a tough way to find out
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how much people love you. don't expect any more. >> do you like one child more than another? i always tease and go i have two children and one's perfect and it's not cody. but the truth is there are some people that i think you love your children the same, perhaps, but at different times like them more or less than others. depending on how much they like you. >> there was a woman, she has written something in "redbook." an anonymous essay. she was sick at the time and the mother didn't know it at the time. >> this little book i've written is about two children from the same parents. one is a hellion and the other
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is like a little angel. that does happen in families. ultimately, i don't imagine, i can't imagine how you could love one more than the other. >> some feel like you're mom's favorite and we're the other two. that kind of thing. >> i do believe my sister mishy is my mother's favorite. she does everything in the world for my mother, she takes great care of her and i live away. i call every day, but my sister is there to do the everything for my mom. my brother is here with me. you -- i'm trying to think of your three kids in your family. who do you think your mom's favorite is. >> halah. >> no! me. what do you mean halah? i don't know. i don't know. i'm not sure. >> i can only imagine what your mother and father would have named you, hoda if they had this new baby-naming app. it's the weirdest thing.
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>> there would not have been hoda. >> what does hoda mean in egyptian? >> arabic. it means guidance. i don't really know. people tell me it means different things. my sister's name is hala. she asked what does my name mean and he said it's like light bulbs. like the light bulb. it's like hallo. >> would you find out? >> what does john mean? what does kathie mean? >> kathie means purity. yes, it does. >> they have this app. you take your ipad. you put it on your belly and when the baby kicks, there are names that are circulating. it stops like a button on the name your child picks. that's the baby telling what to
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name the baby. >> it's ridiculous. >> if you believe that, you deserve the kind of kid you're going to get. we are all in love with bradley cooper. >> sexy. >> the guy is hotter than -- he's hot. now he is even hotter, if it's possible. >> he did this beautiful french tv for "hang over ii." >> they have a name for it, "very bad date number two." >> let's watch him speak french. >> it's already a hit. >>. [ speaking french ] >> he's very happy with it. he adores the film. >> i don't care what he said. >> i'm so glad i could understand some of that. >> he is so sexy.
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people who don't understand french are clicking on that. there is something about him speaking french. something about a man speaking a foreign language at all that is a turn-on. don't you think? >> yes. oh, yes. okay, now, we have to show you this. we don't know why. jim bell our executive producer insist we show you the world record ducks. set a guinness world record for the longest ever row of rubber ducks. >> 17,782. they stretch back-to-back for than entire mile. cozi is the website to help families simplify and work out their schedules. >> why a mile long of rubber ducks does that? we don't know. >> we have to do this. lesley nielsen. you know him. >> i loved him. he passed on last year. >> you wonder what people put on their tomb stones.
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lesley nielsen put on his a fart joke. >> he always had a whoopi cushion. so he has on his tomb stone "let it rip." >> well, that is rest in peace." cemetery benches in h with a coy from him "sit down if you have time." >> someone wanted to be written on their tomb stone "i told you i wasn't feeling well." >> favorite things. >> you know you want to wear a white shell or blazer or whatever. you don't want to spend the money? i'm telling you what works right now. these hahne's men's tank tops. they hit in the right spot. they are ribbed and they are inexpensive. >> how much are they?
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>> $3.99 or something. >> $11.50. >> for a package of three. >> four. >> four. do yours. >> mine, i had freshly done color yesterday. >> of course you did. >> when you don't and you've got -- you would like to get a couple more days out of your hair, this is called rita hazan root concealer. this is great. it's $24. you spray a few inches from your roots and you're good to go. $24. >> sara. >> my favorite thing is sparkling ice. you can get this at your local grocery. kathie lee tried it. she didn't love it. it's sweet. seltzer with flavoring. i usually do half of this and half plain seltzer so it brings it down a notch. >> and on ice. >> i'm going to ask jerry to do that for me and kick it up a
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little bit and we'll see if we like it. >> create your own ingredients. it's like a sunday bar fourth hour. now it's time for fan of the week. okay, everybody. it's what you've all been waiting for. drum roll, please. the winner is john kuhn from pittsburgh, pennsylvania. >> a man! >> yes. we've got a boy. he watches on the nbc affiliate wpxi tv. he watches every day while he is working from home. his wife busted him once reading "okay or not okay." >> that's rude. >> just to see what you have to say. >> is that hoda's hair? >> yes. favorite part of the show is hoda's play list. loves how excited hoda gets about her songs and how kathie lee reacts. he doesn't drink wine so he puts beer in a wine glass. he watches klg and hoda because
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even though he is a guy, he is not afraid to say he watches the show every afternoon, they bring a smile to his face. >> where is he going? >> we are sending him to baco island in the bahamas. four night, five day stay. daily breakfast at angler's restaurant and round-trip airfare for two people. hotel and activities furnished by the baco beach resort. >> i want to be a fan. >> go to klg and >> j-lo heads to court. jd on the outs. all the gossip. >> she stars in one of the summer's hottest shows. i have copd. if you have it, you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms...
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what is that? >> grabbing their boobs. they were promoting their movie "friends with benefits." she said to prove we are not dating, i want to grab his boobs and she said -- >> and i can do this. >> hilarious. i have a feeling some stern words or coming from kathie lee about that. >> they are both really talented people. they don't need to do that. >> reese witherspoon got the generation award. >> now you're going to tell us why. this is a classy lady. >> i love it that she came up and said, ladies, you don't need to be a reality star to make it in hollywood. here is why. it used to be if you had a texas tape of yourself, you would hide it under your bed and you would not be proud of it. and this is not something to celebrate. so she was great. i thought it was funny because it's like the equivalent of a lifetime achievement award.
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reese witherspoon, very young. does that mean she is done? >> no she is such a class act. you never see her getting out of limousines with no panties on and you never see her drunk. she's never been to my house. anyway -- no, she is a class act. >> what is going on with "housewives." >> o.c." finale was last night. it was crazy. got a two-part reunion coming up. >> did anyone fight? >> tamara threw a drink at gina. >> of course she did. >> it all happened. >> those reunion shows. there is something about those reunion shows that are popcorn eating, tv watching good stuff. get involved. >> love you. can't do it. >> "x factor." new fox singing competition. it's simon cowell and paula abdul reuniting. sara cole who is a big singing
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star who is on "x factor" uk was going to be a judge here. they let her go two weeks ago and now said, we want you back. >> was her accent so thick? >> there is talk of the accents on that show. there are three brits on that show. she said she wasn't feeling it. she wasn't at the top of her game. she started negotiating to get back on "x factor" uk. wanted a lot of money and they said, you know what? you have a pay or play on the american show. we are going to use you on the american show. >> do you think that show will do well with all these music shows? >> i do. i think the success of the boys and now "x factor" there is a different form yas. >> j-lo? >> going back to court to try to stop her ex from selling a tape they made. people are calling it a sex tape. if you read into it, she is naked it in.
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it's not necessarily a sex tape. they made it on their honeymoon. i feel bad for her. this ex is trying to sell it. >> now we know why she dumped him. >> you and frank went through something like that. >> we've got them all over the house. okay. up next, she is on a not-so-secret mission. thank you very much. she is going 2 tell us abouther" piper perabo is here. [ sponge ] time to tackle these greasy dishes.
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nadia, you need to come with me. >> i told you to leave me alone. >> he's in our custody. >> no. they'll kill me. >> that's why you need to come with me. the cia can protect you. >> thank you. >> the coach! that is piper perabo as cia agent walker. >> the fun spy show kicks off its second season tomorrow night. piper is here to tell us about it. >> i see why it's a hit. it's really good writing. i love the characters. it's a beautiful, beautiful cia. boy, everybody that works at the cia is really good looking. >> tell us about your role. >> i play annie walker, a rookie
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cia agent. it's my first year of working the cia. now in the second season they have made the missions more difficult, we started filming internationally and going all around the world to shoot. it's getting exciting. >> you were a rogue one. >> you don't follow all the rules. >> i'm a little bit of a rogue and i have a boyfriend who works on the outside so it gets dangerous. >> people don't know you're a cia agent, obviously. >> right. i keep it secret from my family. >> valerie, the cia agent, did she consult with you on this? >> valerie plame wilson was the technical advisor on the pilot. not only did she consult on sort of, telling me her personal life and keeping the lifestyle secrets from your family and friends. she got me entree into langley so i know women on the cia who do this for real, for a living. >> and i love the cast. >> they are so cute. how do you handle it? >> i know. i have to keep my blinders on.
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it's very difficult to concentrate with men that handsome around. >> i love the guy that plays the blind -- >> chris gorham. >> you said you shot in paris. >> we have been shooting all over the world. we decided when we, when i have a mission that is outside the united states, actually right now chris gorham is shooting in istanbul to shoot the next episode. >> do you feel a sense of rel f relief? it was such a big hit last season. it might be nice to be on pins and needles. >> or more nervous about keeping the level so it's successful. >> i think it emboldened everyone to be confident and go in the direction we thought the show will go in. i think people are going to like this season. >> what is going on in your juicy personal life. >> a girl flamed piper perabo has lots to hide. >> i live here in new york city, so i have a pretty active social life. >> look how you're not giving.
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do you have movies coming out? >> i do. i finished a movie called "looper." that should come out in the fall. >> you're a very busy girl. >> thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule. >> it's a pleasure to be here. >> and continued success with the show. thanks for coming. soothing remedies for summer sun burn. >> and coffee, candy to latte lollipops. >> randy travis and josh turner will sing for us! [ female announcer ] if soap dries itself,
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huh? you should see november! oh, yeah? giving you more. now that's progressive. call or click today. good morning, i'm marla tellez. californians have reached a major milestone. they have recycled 1 million pounds of ewaste. 20 million computers and tvs kept out of state landfills since the program was launched six years ago. california was the first state to past a law back in 2003. 23 other states have passed similar measures. californians pay for it through fees that are charged to them when they buy new tvs, laptops and monitors. well, u2 fans, it's your chance to help someone in need and get free u2 tickets.
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♪ as part of stubhub's take off your boot's campaign to collect shoes for the charity soles for souls. it is giving away tickets to u2's concert in oakland. there's a limit of one pair of u2 tickets per pair donating a pair of new or gently used shoes while ticket supplies last. stub hub will give away at least 125 pairs of tickets. notideaad idea. 10:27 now. we'll check your forecast and the roads right after this.
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good morning to you. we're already in the 60s in san jose and sunnyvale and hayward. 60 in hayward and 65 for sunnyvale and 61 in san jose. only break into the mid to upper 60s because of that stubborn marine layer. overcast out there. by 4:00 p.m. sun shining over the bay area and take a look at wherure temperatures are headed. keep climbing into friday. finally, a warm, dry break. let's see if we're getting a break on the roads with mike. >> we did have the wet roads and mist and drizzle around the area but so far the maze is all right and slowing southbound 880. that means street sweepers going on. live look past the coliseum and southbound side experiencing a little slow down because of a
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lane blocked. into hayward slowing with the headlights and gray skies here. sunol things are moving nicely past the express lanes. you can use that for free because they can't operate the fastrax. >> thanks for being with us today. have a great day. .
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>> how much caffeine is in a regular cup? >> 100 and 150 milligrams. you go to a shot of espresso. >> can't do that. >> 40 to 75 milligrams. people think it has so much more than coffee. but look at the size. >> it's just that it's very strong. >> i see these in the store. >> these are about 76 milligrams per bottle. a latte you get anywhere, this is 16 ounces will run you 150 milligrams. for each cup that goes into a latte, you get a shot of espresso. you're going to get two shots if it's a large size. >> we don't have to be so concerned about caffeine, but worry about calories. >> that's right. >> let's get to the ice cream. >> this is cool. coffee ice cream has caffeine.
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ben and jerry's, between 50 and 90 milligrams per cup. if you love coffee ice cream and want to enjoy it in the afternoon, not in the evening. it will keep you awake. >> won't the sugar take you down? i always get exhausted. >> the caffeine will keep you up. that is a decent amount of caffeine. >> these i like these dark chocolate. >> dark chocolate espresso beans. 80 milligrams of caffeine. they are good. >> you know the coffee nibs? she these hardly have any. these lollipops, 23 milligrams. this is the cashy tlc bar, 9 milligrams. you could probably eat these in the evening unless you're super sensitive. >> i love everything kashi makes.
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they are terrific. >> me, too. these are some of the best slimming coffee concoctions. starbucks tall, coconut light cappuccino. 110 calories, 0.5 grams of fat. >> that is delicious. >> let me try it one more time. >> what about this one? >> this is the dunkin' donuts small coffee coolata, 210 calories, 16 milligrams of caffeine. this is from mcdonald's. 140 calories, the iced nonfat caramel latte, 75 milligrams of caffeine because there is a lot of coffee in. >> there is no milk in this one? >> there is. >> i can't try these. they look good from here. >> regular iced nonfat latte
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with one packet of sugar. it's going to run about 110 calories, but calcium and decent amount of caffeine. i like to show people how i make an iced vanilla coffee at home. a cup of crewed coffee, pour it over ice. nonfat skim milk or soy milk. >> this is soy milk. 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract. no calories and a teaspoon of sugar. >> that's your drink? >> this is my drink for the summer. 40 to 60 calories. >> you're an animal, joy. >> you rock. >> coming up next, we'll talk skin smarts. how to cool off a sun burn. living with diabetes is a reality for me, but i learned that i don't have to use a vial and syringe as part of my daily routine anymore. my doctor showed me the novolog mix 70/30 flexpen. flexpen is discreet and comes pre-filled with my insulin.
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as beach season approaches, so does sun burn season. what are the best remedies to soothe the pain and protect yourself from the damaging rays of the sun in the first place? >> good question. an educational spokesperson for the skin cancer foundation. to be careful about our skin this summer. >> careful. >> let's get started. you're about to head out into the sunshine. what are the best things we can do? >> the key is to protect yourself from that painful sun burn in the first place. according to the skin cancer foundation, five sun burns in
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your life can double your chance of getting melanoma. >> people my age didn't know about the damage to the sun, so we didn't use any sunscreen. most of the damage is done when you're a child. >> not as much as you think. i hear that all the time. people think it's too late. actually, only about 1/4 of the damage is done by the time you're an adult. start protecting yourself now. >> we are standing around these clothes. we feel silly. these are all treated, right? >> the key is to prevent that sun burn by doing things like seeking shade. there are great options of sun protective clothing. this is pretreated so it offers a upf of 50. you can keep that on, stay in the shade. on top of that, it's good to do things like use sunscreens and other things. >> let's talk about sunscreens. the higher the number, you think the more. 75 must be the best, if it's 50, it's okay. what number do we look for? >> it's true above an spf of 30,
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there is not much incremental increase. the key is people don't use enough sunscreen and they forget to reapply. i feel more comfortable recommending the higher numbers. it's an insurance layer in case you forget to reapply or didn't put enough on in the first place, the higher the better. >> if you have a sun burn, and some people get them. this helps out, you soak something in milk? say something. >> you should take a milk bath. >> quit it! >> a milk bath would help. there are simple home remedies if you're unfortunate enough to experience a sun burn. this is whole milk. i learned this during my training at nyu. unlike water milk is soothing and has fats and proteins to soothe the skin and decrease inflammation. >> how about half and half? >> aloe vera. it can be very soothing. if you're lucky enough to have an aloe plant at home, apply it directly to your skin or find it
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at your local drug store. >> i have a little burn on my arm, does that help, as well? >> that's the real deal. >> right out of there. >> all these creams are good to treat after, right? >> if you do suffer a burn, you can do over-the-counter hydrocortisone creams. simple things like using cucumbers or tea bags, popping an ibuprofen. >> did you ever have a sun burn? >> when i was a child. i'm very careful now. >> coming up, investing in their future, money lessons for kids. >> a silver anniversary celebration for a country star, randy travis. [ barbara ] i was the firstborn. my dadechea exp--tey bod hat's why my ns kne'y.ambobb there's something really rewarding about raising animals that provide. this is a great life, and as you start contemplating having children and i want my kids to be raised the way i was raised.
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it is never too early to start teaching the fundamentals to your kids. >> lori macke, author of "the money mama and the three little pigs." >> we'll start off with this question. would you rather have a million dollars or a penny doubled every day for 30 days? >> it sounds like a trick question, but we want the million because we get it now. >> we get it now. we are probably wrong, right? >> it's amazing. just take a guess of what it is. >> $1,100,000. >> it's $5 million. you can see by the middle of the month it's a couple of hundred dollars, by the end, the magic happens and compounding happens and it turns into over $5 million. >> how come we are not all millionaires walking around. >> because we are not saving and investing our money. >> this is something you say teach the kids. how do you do this?
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>> powerful things like a penny doubled or anything that is going to show them money compounds. it's something so important for children to understand. >> what age are you talking about? when do you start talking to your kids? >> you can start as soon as they have the i-wants. >> everybody when they are little had piggy banks. back then because a credit card did not exist. you had to have the money to buy what you wanted at the time. later they have the lay-away plan. all of that taught discipline. these days kids have debit cards and credit cards. it's cyber money. how do you teach them the difference? >> they need to work with cash. that is the biggest problem. they don't see cash. the penny doubled is a great way to show them that a penny, they are never going to look at a penny the same way. >> tell us about the concept money grows over time. this is another lesson you say we should teach. >> but not on trees. >> it can grow like a tree, but
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not on trees. the great thing about investing for your kids is that you can actually take $1,000 the day, your child's first birthday. invest it. it is going to do the same thing a penny does. it's going to grow. 20 years it's doubled. that magic comes in with the compounding and it's worth over $400,000. >> you can't get the same return on your money these days. >> it's got to be in there for a long term. kids have time. that's the value kids have. they have the greatest asset. >> they don't have to wait for anything. everybody wants it right now because we feel entitled. >> when the kids are little, they don't know any different. invest when they are little. >> i feel bad, people would love to take $1,000 when their child is born, but they need every penny to put food in their mouths and diaper them. it's the extra stuff we think we need, but want. it's a difference. >> if you start and engage your families and friends and say i want to do this for my child so
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they have a secure financial future, anybody can come up with that if it's a year. >> thanks. we want the penny. >> just the penny. that's all. >> up next, randy travis and josh turner will perform live.
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it's been 25 years since the debut of his first album. since then country music superstar randy travis racked up 18 number one singles, seven grammys and a star on the hollywood walk of fame. >> he has a brand-new album called "anniversary of a celebration." he is here to celebrate his
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anniversary with us with his good friend josh turner. good to see you all. >> it's going to be the battle in baritones here. what's it going to be? >> bass-off. >> i love this cd, randy, because you've teamed up with different people. tell us some of the people. >> again, josh has been a friend for several years. we worked together on a couple of projects as far as being in studio or recording for television, a thing called "crossroads." he was nice enough to come in and sing on this song called "time" that we'll do. john anderson has been a friend for 30 years maybe. >> nothing better than working with your friends, is there? >> it's wonderful. this whole project was so much fun. there was carrie underwood, kris
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kristofferson. >> you still have the best head of hair. i remember when you didn't have a gray one in there. >> what are you going to sing for us? >> "time." ♪ ♪ hey mister ♪ don't you know you're going to lose ♪ if you're always working here ♪ i don't know ♪ you're thinking maybe you could get it ♪ watch she watches is tlc ♪ how do you spell love ♪ t-i-m-e >> you're some old boy that's got nothing but time.
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♪ slow down ♪ smell the roses and the coffee ♪ don't you ever let lonely ♪ call her up ♪ to tell her ♪ and remind her ♪ she's your one and only ♪ she is working late ♪ one night you'll see ♪ how do you spell love ♪ t-i-m-e ♪ hold her hand ♪ take a walk ♪ a little talking ♪ and a whole lot of listening ♪ it won't be long ♪ till you get a little taste ♪ of what you've really been missing ♪ they say the best things in life are free ♪ women spell love ♪ t-i-m-e ♪ hey you can get rich
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♪ you can make that money ♪ but one of these days ♪ you're going to find your honey ♪ on the other side of town ♪ in a double wide ♪ with some old boy ♪ that's got nothing but time ♪ take off next friday ♪ spend the weekend ♪ acting like you've got forever ♪ she won't care where you're going ♪ what you doing ♪ just as long as you're together ♪ it ain't as simple ♪ as one, four, three ♪ women spell love ♪ t-i-m-e ♪ she wants nothing but tlc ♪ women spell love ♪ t-i-m-e ♪ hey josh ♪ don't you know you're going to lose your hair ♪ slow down ♪ smell the roses and the coffee
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♪ hold her hand ♪ take her walking ♪ do some talking ♪ t-i-m-e ♪ hey women spell love ♪ t-i-m-e ♪ women spell love josh and randy ♪ women spell love ♪ t-i-m-e >> that's how the pros do it. so great! that was awesome. thank you. thank you so much. we'll be back tomorrow with the kardashians. -- captions by vitac --
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